Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 Drive46.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:29
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-8320-$72
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
53.2% Above average
SC Int 77.4
SC Float 66.8
SC Mixed 71
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 262
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 441
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 853C) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 121
Parallax 125
43% 130 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 124
Splatting 87.8
42% 97.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 60GB
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 432
Write 79.8
Mixed 125
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 13.2
69% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 32.4
39% 69.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 65%
Seagate ST3160023AS 160GB-$50
27GB free
Firmware: 3.00 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
19.6% Very poor
Read 32.5
Write 35.5
Mixed 27.2
24% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.35
78% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 19
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 77%
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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 14,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $519
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