Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive45% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A99FX PRO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime11.5 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '21 at 19:51
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Memory 58.9
1-Core 29.8
2-Core 46.8
32% 45.2 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 418
44% 343 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 854E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.3% Below average
Lighting 39.6
Reflection 42.2
Parallax 42
32% 41.3 fps
MRender 36
Gravity 38.2
Splatting 31.8
30% 35.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 118 54 44 57 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45% Average
Read 368
Write 317
Mixed 231
SusWrite 86.7
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 16.4
4K Mixed 15.1
52% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 209
154% 202 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 45%
Great: 91%
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
185GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 82 77 92 97 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 90.8
Write 105
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 84.2
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.4
150% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
25.3% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9.17 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 6
14% 5.07 GB/s
Latency 131
30% 131 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 35%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99FX PRO R2.0 Builds (Compare 4,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $770
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