Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 58%
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 65.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30% is a below average 3D score (GTX 980 = 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 Drive78.7% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colori, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 29 '16 at 15:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$134
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.3% Good
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 76
SC Mixed 79.6
65% 81.7 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 295
66% 288 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 550
79% 525 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 480-$500
Nvidia(10DE 075F) 1.5GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 95.7
Parallax 84.6
23% 83.2 fps
MRender 41.5
Gravity 58.3
Splatting 63.1
37% 54.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$164
397GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 485
Write 379
Mixed 402
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 21.5
115% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 21.3
25% 41.4 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$54
196GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 80.2
Mixed 81.1
64% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
54.7% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 18.8
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 15
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 72%
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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 5,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $614
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