Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 53.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics99.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '18 at 19:41
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-8150-$183
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
53.5% Above average
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 74.2
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 261
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 425
62% 410 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Lighting 283
Reflection 293
Parallax 307
90% 294 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 303
Splatting 236
106% 248 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ocz-vertex2 3.5 120GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 62 68 66 62 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 116
SusWrite 64.9
23% 101 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 24.3
83% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 83
69% 100 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
678GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 122 121 122 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 138
Write 140
Mixed 103
SusWrite 121
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST1500DM003-9YN16G 1.5TB
163GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 132 134 134 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 146
Write 109
Mixed 90
SusWrite 136
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 105%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$197
252GB free
Firmware: 81.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 114 118 117 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 113
Write 118
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 117
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
201% 2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 113%
ST350082 0AS 500GB
14GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 19 20 20 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 33.3
Write 4
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 19.7
19% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
50% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 19%
WD Elements 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 21 21 20 21 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 32
Write 26.5
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 20.7
35% 26.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 42%
WD Elements 25A2 1.5TB
1TB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 29 30 30 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Read 28.5
Write 28.2
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 29.3
38% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
45% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 2,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $638
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