Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 52.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics33.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive52.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 06:54
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
1-Core 79
2-Core 154
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 501
49% 393 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2765) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
33.2% Below average
Lighting 99.3
Reflection 80.2
Parallax 124
26% 101 fps
MRender 89.5
Gravity 122
Splatting 80.4
34% 97.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 170 194 194 195 196 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.6% Above average
Read 187
Write 190
Mixed 163
SusWrite 172
40% 178 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 31.5
104% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 38.4
32% 44.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 15.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 45%
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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 18,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $356
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