Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 48.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.1% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 09 '17 at 17:58
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-8300-$101
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
48.8% Average
SC Int 74.7
SC Float 63.8
SC Mixed 68.7
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 235
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 397
58% 386 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$193
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 176
Parallax 190
61% 190 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 194
Splatting 150
70% 162 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
192GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 132
Write 130
Mixed 122
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.16
89% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 75%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1600 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
29.8% Poor
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 8.6
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 8.2
23% 7.93 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 34%
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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 8,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $828
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