Asus M3A78-EM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive22.3% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years 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.
MotherboardAsus M3A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '21 at 21:19
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 920
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Memory 78.4
1-Core 51.9
2-Core 104
50% 78 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 206
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Asus(1043 82F1) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
0.57% Terrible
Lighting 0.6
Reflection 1
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.7 fps
MRender 0.9
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 1.1
1% 0.93 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.57%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$34
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 47 49 49 9.4 80 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
22.3% Poor
Read 232
Write 205
Mixed 200
SusWrite 47.4
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 1.1
38% 9.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 95%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
35GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 48 55 56 9.7 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 57.8
Write 72.5
Mixed 43.9
SusWrite 50.4
41% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
27.2% Poor
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M3A78-EM Builds (Compare 250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M3A78-EM - $18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $52
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