Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 52%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 11 '18 at 04:43
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-6350 Six-Core-$209
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
52% Above average
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 76.6
59% 74.1 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 260
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 288
43% 283 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Lighting 92.1
Reflection 73.4
Parallax 98.4
29% 88 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 85.8
33% 78.9 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 486
Write 384
Mixed 403
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 20.6
110% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38.6
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 20.7
31% 56.5 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
655GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 168
Mixed 169
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 73%
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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 9,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $462
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