Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.91% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive60.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 16:01
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X4 620
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
44.4% Average
Memory 56.8
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 95.1
41% 66.4 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 189
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTS 250
Device(7377 0000) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
6.91% Terrible
Lighting 9.5
Reflection 10.6
Parallax 3.8
8% 7.97 fps
MRender 7.5
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 3.9
6% 6.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.91%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 294 331 331 341 339 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 369
Write 347
Mixed 333
SusWrite 326
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 19.3
4K Mixed 19.1
58% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 63
DQ Mixed 223
149% 185 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 129%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 131 132 133 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 130
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
145% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.8% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 12.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.9
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $616
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