Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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
19 months ago, 19 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 (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 150
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 536
52% 417 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 55%
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 (80th percentile)
24.2% Poor
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 86.2
Parallax 117
25% 98.9 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 73.9
Splatting 90.5
23% 75.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th 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: 49%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 75%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th 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: 33%
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.

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 24,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $571
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