Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 06 '17 at 23:36
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-8320-$118
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 78.5
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 298
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 545
80% 530 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
MaxC: 1035 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 205
Reflection 161
Parallax 286
72% 217 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 165
Splatting 178
71% 157 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$72
314GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 128
Write 164
Mixed 114
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.95
238% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905584-014.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 14.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.4
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 60%
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 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 2,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $724
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