Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 45%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.1% 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 Drive43.9% 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 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 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 13:27
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320E-$127
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
45% Average
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 128
48% 100 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 425
41% 330 Pts
64-Core 429
29% 429 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 119
28% 100 fps
MRender 63.1
Gravity 129
Splatting 90.5
34% 94.3 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 128GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 84 83 80 78 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 151
Write 120
Mixed 141
SusWrite 81.5
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 23.3
87% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 20.6
47% 96.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
112GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 104 103 102 103 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 122
Write 125
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 103
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 114%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$20
80GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 103 100 98 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 127
Write 117
Mixed 89.6
SusWrite 101
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 78%
WD WD5000AUDX-63WNHY0 500GB
293GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 135
Write 127
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 129
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
117% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-011.A03LF Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 9905403-011.A03LF 12GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
2048, 4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.8% Below average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 10.2
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $612
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