Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics11.8% 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 Drive66.9% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 26 '21 at 23:17
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
62.4% Good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 141
62% 99.7 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 325
37% 281 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
Asus(1043 835D) 1GB
CLim: 675 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Lighting 13.6
Reflection 19.4
Parallax 13.2
11% 15.4 fps
MRender 21
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 13.4
13% 16.4 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$183
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 148 149 148 149 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 462
Write 361
Mixed 346
SusWrite 176
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 27.2
99% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 51.2
DQ Mixed 91
86% 140 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 114%
WD WD5000AURX-63UY4Y0 500GB
230GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 115 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 114
70% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.2% Average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 18
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 4 60 22" 1344 787 LEN0A12 L2251x Wide
Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,571 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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