Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '17 at 15:39
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-6300-$83
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
51.1% Above average
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 67.2
SC Mixed 70.3
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 256
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 355
51% 341 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PowerColor(148C 2343) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 201
Reflection 160
Parallax 286
71% 216 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 165
Splatting 178
69% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
52GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 287
Write 325
Mixed 212
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 16.8
88% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 17.9
25% 44.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 97%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$99
45GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$62
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 9.5
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $698
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