Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 14 '18 at 18:07
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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-$82
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
20.4% Poor
SC Int 29.6
SC Float 25.2
SC Mixed 26.6
22% 27.1 Pts
QC Int 109
QC Float 92.4
QC Mixed 100
23% 100 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 180
26% 176 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 143
Reflection 155
Parallax 467
81% 255 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 411
Splatting 264
134% 308 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 111%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
104GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 417
Write 373
Mixed 390
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 15
60% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 71.1
DQ Write 52.1
DQ Mixed 32.2
32% 51.8 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
599GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 187
Mixed 165
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.38
98% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.7% Below average
MC Read 12.2
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 11.5
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 8.6
19% 6.67 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 61%
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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 14,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $519
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