Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 28 '18 at 14:28
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$70
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 84.3
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 80.9
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 297
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 536
78% 515 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 86.2
Parallax 117
32% 98.9 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 73.9
Splatting 90.5
31% 75.5 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 487
Write 94.7
Mixed 153
53% 245 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 13.5
87% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 78.1
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 28.8
41% 75.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 78%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 136
Write 129
Mixed 132
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.9% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 12.5
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 20,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $458
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