Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 49.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.5% 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 Drive91.4% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 21:09
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
49.8% Average
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 392
44% 337 Pts
64-Core 390
26% 390 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$124
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 1827 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Lighting 110
Reflection 73.2
Parallax 111
28% 98 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 105
Splatting 81.2
28% 89.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 193 210 199 199 246 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 223
Mixed 439
SusWrite 201
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 46.8
155% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 28.2
79% 172 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 128%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$23
272GB free
Firmware: MS1OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 151 152 152 152 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 160
Write 142
Mixed 31
SusWrite 152
87% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G Kingston 9905474-023.A00LF Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.1% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 48%
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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 13,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $415
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