Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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 58.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:48
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$73
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
58.4% Above average
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 284
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 499
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 172
Parallax 203
59% 187 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 172
Splatting 120
63% 147 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Spark 256GB
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM10.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 387
Write 416
Mixed 403
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 8.64
90% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 63.8
DQ Mixed 8.16
17% 32.3 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 89%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
318GB free
Firmware: MS2OA5R0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 118
Write 115
Mixed 131
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate ST3160828AS 160GB
149GB free
Firmware: 8.04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 55.3
Write 56.1
Mixed 54.2
42% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.43
99% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 14
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 81%
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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 16,026 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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $455
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