Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 55%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMar 09 '17 at 18:00
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-6350 Six-Core-$94
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
54.7% Above average
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 70.4
SC Mixed 76.1
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 274
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 364
53% 353 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$219
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 191
Parallax 202
64% 205 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 204
Splatting 153
78% 169 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$50
217GB free
Firmware: SM14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 60.8
Write 72.2
Mixed 76.9
53% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.37
168% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
114GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 135
Write 122
Mixed 96.9
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 108%
15GB free, PID 5200
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 30.9
Write 29.7
Mixed 24.1
36% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.03
4K Write 0.43
4K Mixed 0.02
30% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL9-9-9 D3-1333 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
23.2% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 7
21% 7.47 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 6.4
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 30%
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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 7,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $598
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