Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 54%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 39%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 57.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:45
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-8350-$110
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
57.2% Above average
SC Int 83.4
SC Float 72.9
SC Mixed 77.3
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 278
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 502
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Gigabyte(1458 3604) 3GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 134
Parallax 211
58% 173 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 200
Splatting 114
67% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
80GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
33.1% Below average
Read 186
Write 95.5
Mixed 112
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 10.1
63% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 17.4
DQ Write 49
DQ Mixed 6.57
13% 24.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
565GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 150
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.21
71% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 55%
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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 9,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 24%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $288
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