Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics17.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:07
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 82%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 way below expectations (10th percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 61.8
SC Float 57.3
SC Mixed 60.6
48% 59.9 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 255
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 477
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Lighting 42.2
Reflection 22.3
Parallax 43.5
13% 36 fps
MRender 45.4
Gravity 61
Splatting 34.3
21% 46.9 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
41GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 28% Great: 63%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
630GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 138
Write 156
Mixed 109
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.29
111% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 76%
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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 6,615 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: $298
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