Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.18% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 16:40
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
49.5% Average
Memory 64.1
1-Core 63
2-Core 118
50% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 281
30% 235 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT
XFX(1682 4012) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.74
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
3.18% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 4.6
3% 11.7 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 9.1
Splatting 14.1
3% 13.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.18%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 29 28 31 31 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 420
Write 344
Mixed 313
SusWrite 57.2
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 33.6
110% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 157
127% 181 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 255 255 257 257 258 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 450
Write 418
Mixed 370
SusWrite 267
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 39.5
128% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 175
151% 223 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 116%
Samsung HD642JJ 640GB-$40
329GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 64 65 65 65 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 90.8
Write 42.3
Mixed 48
SusWrite 65.1
45% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 65%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
299GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 71 76 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 81.8
Write 42
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 71.7
46% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 60%
WD My Book 1130 1TB
644GB free, PID 1130
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 90 91 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 93.7
Write 89.7
Mixed 60
SusWrite 89.7
112% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-069.A00LF BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.9% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 10.7
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 6.3
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 49%

 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 1,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $566
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