Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 54.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics18% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34.1% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateJul 06 '21 at 16:49
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Memory 68.4
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 115
50% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 386
38% 301 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 70%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
18% Very poor
Lighting 22.7
Reflection 24
Parallax 30.1
18% 25.6 fps
MRender 21.2
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 22.3
18% 21.8 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18%
Great: 22%
Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT
XFX(1682 241D) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
1.72% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 1
2% 2.43 fps
MRender 3.3
Gravity 1.8
Splatting 2.3
2% 2.47 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.72%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 40 18 28 15 21 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.1% Below average
Read 157
Write 92.7
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 48.7
22% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 20.8
75% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 57
DQ Mixed 26.2
24% 35 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
83GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.9 10 13 12 13 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 145
Write 139
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 11.9
72% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.7
186% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 108%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$152
74GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.7 10 12 12 13 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Read 82.9
Write 81.9
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 11.8
43% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G N3D08F1333E-512N KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
24.9% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7
17% 6 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 27%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 1: 0R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
1% 4% 24 49 5 60 23.1" 1280 720 GSM581C E2341
Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 7,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $542
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