Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 56.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 18:00
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$81
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
56.8% Above average
SC Int 80.5
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 78.3
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 273
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 490
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2981) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 207
Parallax 245
72% 226 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 209
Splatting 138
74% 170 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$150
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 415
Write 306
Mixed 281
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 17.4
87% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 36.9
44% 78.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 120%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$74
346GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 106
Write 72.5
Mixed 78.6
64% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.25
79% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 69%
PI-239 USB 2.0 Drive 320GB
47GB free, PID 1840
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 35.9
Write 33.1
Mixed 8.63
30% 25.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 0.15
16% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML16GX3M2A1600C10 F3-17000CL11-4GBXL CML16GX3M2A1600C10 F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.1% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 17.6
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,079 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 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $596
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