Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 32.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 19:29
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-4350-$60
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
32.6% Below average
SC Int 82
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 68.8
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 131
QC Mixed 118
37% 161 Pts
MC Int 170
MC Float 190
MC Mixed 256
31% 205 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 160
Parallax 269
71% 213 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 164
Splatting 178
66% 157 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
121GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 179
Write 162
Mixed 172
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 12.1
70% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 50.4
DQ Mixed 10.7
15% 27.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 77%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 165
Mixed 142
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.22
84% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
911GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 188
Mixed 174
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.25
104% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 12.9
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 58%
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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 7,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $304
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