Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 14:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 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 Phenom II X2 555
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
27.6% Poor
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 49.7
SC Mixed 61.7
52% 64.4 Pts
QC Int 125
QC Float 77.7
QC Mixed 106
23% 103 Pts
MC Int 137
MC Float 88.5
MC Mixed 108
17% 111 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7450
Asus(1043 3021) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.89% Terrible
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 5.8
Parallax 5.5
2% 5.93 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 4.1
2% 4.17 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.89%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$94
88GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 489
Write 382
Mixed 400
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 29.6
114% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 47.2
45% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 117%
Seagate NAS HDD 4TB-$138
400GB free
Firmware: SC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 93.3
Write 90.9
Mixed 93.3
70% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.13
62% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$62
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
28.1% Poor
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 10.7
28% 9.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 6.6
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $588
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