Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '17 at 03:08
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$116
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.8% Good
SC Int 89.7
SC Float 76.6
SC Mixed 82.6
66% 83 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 301
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 538
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$220
MSI(1462 809E) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1266 MHz, MaxM: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.5% Good
Lighting 154
Reflection 170
Parallax 241
57% 188 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 151
Splatting 122
67% 135 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$53
48GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 447
Write 234
Mixed 253
68% 311 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 6.02
47% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 17.2
DQ Write 21.7
DQ Mixed 5.74
8% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 81%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
920GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 185
Mixed 168
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
37.7% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.8
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 47%
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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 7,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $598
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