Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 53.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:00
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-6350 Six-Core-$199
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
53.2% Above average
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 74.8
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 263
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 321
MC Mixed 369
53% 354 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 176
46% 130 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 122
Splatting 90.1
40% 92 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 240GB
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 375
Write 118
Mixed 167
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 16.2
85% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 18.4
21% 35.5 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
722GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 174
Mixed 93
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.24
95% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 62%
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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 16,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $437
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