Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 40.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime21.4 Days
Run DateJan 15 '17 at 17:44
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-6300-$78
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
40.5% Average
SC Int 14.5
SC Float 54.3
SC Mixed 59.3
34% 42.7 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 193
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 311
46% 304 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$213
Zotac(19DA 2375) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1443 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 108
Parallax 119
39% 121 fps
MRender 75.5
Gravity 116
Splatting 79.2
39% 90.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 960GB-$290
217GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 493
Write 382
Mixed 464
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 11.6
67% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 93.2
DQ Mixed 10.9
22% 42.3 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
931GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 94.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.65
135% 1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 67%
WD Elements 1078 750GB
430GB free, PID 1078
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 82.4
Write 77.9
Mixed 68.5
97% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
34.3% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7.6
19% 6.6 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 63%
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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 4,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $591
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