Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.2% 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 Drive74.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 06:51
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 66.2
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 65.8
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 220
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 437
64% 424 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Lighting 97.7
Reflection 84.8
Parallax 127
34% 103 fps
MRender 92.6
Gravity 121
Splatting 72.5
42% 95.4 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 187 183 181 182 181 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 347
Write 350
Mixed 304
SusWrite 205
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 35.8
117% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 250
190% 256 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
749GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 201 201 200 203 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 151
Mixed 85
SusWrite 201
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.5
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.1%
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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 15,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $558
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