Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMar 06 '18 at 16:17
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$126
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 95.5
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 88.2
71% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 328
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 539
79% 523 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 123
Parallax 178
45% 143 fps
MRender 94
Gravity 115
Splatting 78.6
41% 95.8 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
163GB free
Firmware: 604A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 369
Write 194
Mixed 191
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 8.98
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 14.1
74% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 39.2
63% 117 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 173
Mixed 186
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
220GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
67% Good
Read 104
Write 129
Mixed 83.4
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.42
115% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2400 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
47.2% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.7
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 56%
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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 14,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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