Asus M5A97 EVO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics46.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 EVO  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 21:27
Run Duration312 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 74
2-Core 140
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 427
43% 343 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
EVGA(3842 2972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.1% Average
Lighting 53.9
Reflection 63.9
Parallax 58.2
44% 58.7 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 59.5
Splatting 51.3
49% 59.6 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 527ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 119 121 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 356
Write 135
Mixed 187
SusWrite 120
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 32.2
116% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 141
106% 143 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
931GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 162 163 164 164 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 118
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 163
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1866, 1866 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 19
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 22: 2R 2G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
22% 24% 42 98 7 60 26.1" 1360 768 AOC2231 L22W931
History: Score 16: 1R 2G 5B | Score 37: 5R 3G 3B | Score 34: 4R 3G 5B | Score 22: 2R 2G 6B
Typical M5A97 EVO Builds (Compare 418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $378
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