Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (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. 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 47.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics42% 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 Drive59.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 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.
Run History
23 days ago, 23 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120917
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 29 '18 at 21:00
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (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-4300-$65
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
47.2% Average
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 67.1
SC Mixed 69.6
57% 71.5 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 239
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 224
34% 224 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
42% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 116
Parallax 128
42% 128 fps
MRender 84.5
Gravity 122
Splatting 83.2
42% 96.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
166GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 287
Write 326
Mixed 259
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 15.9
89% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 81.8
DQ Mixed 18.2
24% 41.6 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
41.3% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 69%
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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 6,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $485
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