Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive36.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 22:11
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-8320-$104
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
51.7% Above average
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 74.4
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 245
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 435
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
XFX(1682 3230) 2GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 667 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Lighting 33.3
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 65.2
14% 43.4 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 44.9
Splatting 22.1
8% 26.6 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$90
196GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
37% Below average
Read 217
Write 146
Mixed 152
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 8.01
62% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 45.9
DQ Mixed 8.05
14% 26.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 37%
Great: 83%
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
22GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
36.6% Below average
Read 179
Write 103
Mixed 147
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 9.33
73% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 9.64
19% 36.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 93%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$46
202GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 113
Write 96.4
Mixed 9.63
52% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.17
69% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
43.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 14
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 11.9
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 5,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $52

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $183
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