Asus M4A78 PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.36% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M4A78 PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:10
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 Phenom II X4 940
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
31.6% Below average
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 43.3
SC Mixed 53.3
44% 55 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 139
QC Mixed 143
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 199
32% 211 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8593
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
2.36% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 11.9
Parallax 2.9
2% 7.4 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 5.3
Splatting 6.5
3% 6.77 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.36%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
159GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 186
Write 153
Mixed 156
37% 165 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 11.1
49% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 16.8
DQ Mixed 11.7
12% 18.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 77%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
38GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 190
Write 127
Mixed 147
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 11.6
79% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 14.2
22% 40 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$35
278GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
49% Average
Read 93
Write 77.7
Mixed 80.6
63% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.31
84% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49%
Great: 69%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$24
228GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
47% Average
Read 88.3
Write 75.3
Mixed 31.2
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
26% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 9.1
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 7.6
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 80.5
50% 80.5 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 26%
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 M4A78 PLUS Builds (Compare 38 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A78 PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $82
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