Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 47.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory0.5 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:00
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-4300-$64
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
47.9% Average
SC Int 79.6
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 71.9
59% 73.3 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 240
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 238
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
MSI(1462 8094) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 306.97
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.23% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 6.7
Parallax 1.6
1% 4.07 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 3.5
1% 3.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.23%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 154
Mixed 120
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600EL Series 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
24.6% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 7.3
22% 7.53 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 7.7
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 25%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 8,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $395
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