Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics48.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A99FX PRO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime29.1 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 05:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-9590-$125
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 84.1
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 76.8
62% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 289
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 506
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 947 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.4% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 110
Parallax 180
48% 143 fps
MRender 86.6
Gravity 135
Splatting 125
49% 116 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
24GB free
Firmware: DXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 471
Write 60.2
Mixed 96.7
45% 209 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 9.51
83% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 25.6
26% 41.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 68%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 04.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 105
Write 89.5
Mixed 91
72% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.32
107% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
35.7% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 84.1
48% 84.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.7%
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 M5A99FX PRO R2.0 Builds (Compare 6,377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $700
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