Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 42%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.4% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 16 '19 at 10:38
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X4 965-$144
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
42% Average
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 124
43% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 231
33% 238 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance (0th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 242
Reflection 193
Parallax 209
63% 214 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 133
Splatting 138
41% 143 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 297 304 326 305 306 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 389
Mixed 360
SusWrite 300
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 46.6
154% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 248
189% 255 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
205GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 309 306 306 305 306 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 392
Write 314
Mixed 348
SusWrite 302
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 49.7
163% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 255
192% 258 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 125%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
758GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 108 108 108 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 108
116% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team--Elite-1333 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 13.3
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 9.6
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $603
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