Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 51.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '17 at 20:58
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$105
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
51.6% Above average
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 72.9
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 255
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 365
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 355
52% 343 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Palit(1569 1187) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 118
32% 96.9 fps
MRender 85.5
Gravity 113
Splatting 76.7
40% 91.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
117GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 117
Write 92.9
Mixed 7.57
52% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.18
75% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 101%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
983GB free, PID 2322
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 29.5
Write 31.1
Mixed 24.1
36% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.41
156% 1.79 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 56%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
812GB free, PID 3322
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 30
Write 31
Mixed 30.3
39% 30.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.15
52% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 17
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.9%
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 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 6,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $597
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