Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 59.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 14:10
Run Duration374 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$115
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
59.5% Above average
SC Int 83.4
SC Float 72.6
SC Mixed 78.3
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 294
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 502
73% 484 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
0.57% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 0.9
0% 2 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.6
1% 1.8 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.57%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
26GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37% Below average
Read 222
Write 99.2
Mixed 108
31% 143 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 8.91
70% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 8.72
18% 34.3 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37%
Great: 67%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$72
750GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 115
Write 132
Mixed 149
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.18
93% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
68GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 107
Mixed 78.6
71% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59%
Great: 75%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
47GB free, PID 00d4
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
4.86% Terrible
Read 22.6
Write 4.23
Mixed 5.19
10% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.79
4K Write 0.001
4K Mixed 0.001
10% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.86%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
27.4% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 42%
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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 6,651 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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