Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '21 at 19:45
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.1% Average
Memory 63.6
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 67.7
40% 58.9 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 123
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 63%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$29
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 35 45 50 55 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 52.4
Write 42.7
Mixed 26.1
SusWrite 46.3
31% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-011.A01LF 99P5471-011.A00LF 99U5471-011.A01LF 99P5471-011.A00LF 12GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.5% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 10.8
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 6.93 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $454
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