Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 60.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive36.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130111
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 03:36
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-8320-$86
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.7% Good
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 71.1
SC Mixed 75.8
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 308
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 504
74% 490 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7790
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 66
Reflection 66
Parallax 84.7
22% 72.2 fps
Splatting 67.5
22% 67.5 fps
Poor: 21% Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SVP100S2256G 256GB
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJRA0202 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 200
Write 148
Mixed 165
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 11.7
58% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 11.8
18% 33.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 49%
WD Black 2.5" 500GB (2011)-$41
172GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 92.8
Mixed 96.1
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 64%
WD My Passport Elite 500GB
65GB free, PID 070b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 28.9
Write 25.1
Mixed 25.6
34% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.14
49% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $417
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