Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 05:35
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-8350-$73
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.9% Good
SC Int 92.2
SC Float 79.3
SC Mixed 84.7
68% 85.4 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 315
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 537
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 170
Parallax 264
71% 215 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 198
Splatting 122
67% 153 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$110
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 502
Write 327
Mixed 336
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 8.63
68% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 8.59
14% 25.3 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 102%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
889GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 171
Mixed 174
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 16.3
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 16,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $453
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