Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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.
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 40.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:52
Run Duration75 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (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-4300-$58
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
40.3% Average
SC Int 71.2
SC Float 65.3
SC Mixed 70.2
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 201
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 186
42% 187 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 185
28% 184 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 50%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$45
813GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 160
Write 139
Mixed 93.5
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.21
76% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 14.8
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 60%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 2,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $262
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