Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.9% 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 Drive73.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 9 years 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 31 '18 at 17:20
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-8370-$125
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 75.3
SC Mixed 81.2
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 326
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 528
78% 516 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
PNY(196E 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1476 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 52
Parallax 76.8
24% 68.8 fps
MRender 62.2
Gravity 79.5
Splatting 45.5
27% 62.4 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 509
Write 325
Mixed 332
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 9.82
84% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 45.7
79% 157 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate ST32000645NS 2TB-$99
1TB free
Firmware: 0004 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 172
Write 112
Mixed 133
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.53
124% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
652GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 170
Mixed 172
131% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
457GB free
Firmware: 19.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 123
Write 119
Mixed 114
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.42
114% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10.2
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 80.9
49% 80.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 16,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $550
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