Asus M5A97 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 35.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive35.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months 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 PRO  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 16:43
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4100-$110
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
35.2% Below average
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 131
46% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 216
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Zotac(19DA 9454) 2GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
28.3% Poor
Lighting 111
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 108
28% 96.6 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 105
Splatting 79.1
28% 87.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 177 179 192 231 188 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
35.6% Below average
Read 217
Write 113
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 194
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 11.4
47% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 15.1
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 11.8
10% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 95%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
588GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 132
Mixed 40.5
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
226% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 16.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 PRO Builds (Compare 1,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $387
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