Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 59.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 09:26
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 39%

 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-$106
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.5% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 80.2
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 288
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 533
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$275
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 199
Parallax 214
68% 212 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 167
75% 174 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
36GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 492
Write 389
Mixed 402
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 22.8
123% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 55
50% 73.5 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
459GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 104
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.72
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$36
315GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 125
Write 117
Mixed 108
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.33
96% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 14.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 64%
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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 10,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $764
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