Asus M3A78-EM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 28%
Workstation 20%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 34.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.69% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
MotherboardAsus M3A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080702
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 21:14
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 9850
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
34.3% Below average
SC Int 58.5
SC Float 36.7
SC Mixed 46.5
38% 47.2 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 180
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 178
28% 186 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS
Nvidia(10DE 0421) 640MB
Ram: 640MB, Driver: 309.8
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
4.69% Terrible
Lighting 16.3
Reflection 18
Parallax 6.4
4% 13.6 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 11.5
5% 12.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.69%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$33
52GB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
32% Below average
Read 61.9
Write 49.5
Mixed 32.5
36% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.24
58% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
24.3% Poor
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 6
MC Mixed 8.9
23% 8.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 6.6
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 98.3
41% 98.3 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M3A78-EM Builds (Compare 242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Asus M3A78-EM - $18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $103
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