Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 39.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics12.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive46.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 16:59
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ECU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$65
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
39.4% Below average
SC Int 76.4
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 74.9
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 157
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 314
46% 303 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
EVGA(3842 1556) 1GB
CLim: 951 MHz, MLim: 1089 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Lighting 34
Reflection 34.5
Parallax 31
10% 33.2 fps
MRender 33.3
Gravity 35.7
Splatting 35.9
15% 35 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 83 94 89 92 91 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.1% Average
Read 151
Write 117
Mixed 126
SusWrite 90.4
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 25.8
93% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 110
88% 123 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$30
188GB free
Firmware: 58.01E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 37 42 43 43 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Read 43.5
Write 45.5
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 41.7
30% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 44%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 2,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $711
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