Asus M4A78T-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 29.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M4A78T-E  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110413
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:50
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 X3 720
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
29.3% Poor
SC Int 69
SC Float 41.2
SC Mixed 50.9
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 110
QC Mixed 136
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 108
MC Mixed 135
21% 140 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$230
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB; RX 580 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 186
Parallax 287
73% 227 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 206
Splatting 137
71% 163 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$28
24GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 83.7
Mixed 84.9
66% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.42
120% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
29.2% Poor
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 10.5
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78T-E Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A78T-E - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $308
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