Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics69.1% 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.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJun 09 '17 at 20:44
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-6300-$60
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 73.5
SC Float 64.3
SC Mixed 66.7
55% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 248
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 341
49% 328 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 186
Parallax 196
64% 199 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 203
Splatting 155
73% 169 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
71GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 112
Write 130
Mixed 107
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 5.29
4K Mixed 0.84
226% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
3GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 140
Write 126
Mixed 108
93% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.18
90% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 14.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 86%
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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 14,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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