Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive38.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 02:20
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$199
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Memory 74.2
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 99.1
49% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 205
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.9% Below average
Lighting 42.9
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 55.6
35% 48.5 fps
MRender 45.7
Gravity 43.2
Splatting 32.8
35% 40.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 45 49 36 42 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 428
Write 364
Mixed 202
SusWrite 53.2
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 12
4K Mixed 22.7
36% 11.7 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 19.3
41% 83.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
629GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 173 173 174 178 175 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 107
Write 132
Mixed 69
SusWrite 173
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 08G-D3-1866-MR 08G-D3-2400-MR 08G-D3-1866-MR 08G-D3-2400-MR 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.8% Below average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 13.2
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 10.8
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 92
44% 92 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 1: 0R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
1% 4% 28 6 4 60 24" 1920 1080 ACI2498 VS248
History: Score 21: 2R 2G 5B | Score 1: 0R 0G 1B
Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 7,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $542
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