Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 49.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics37.3% 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)
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 M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140911
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:02
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-8320E-$93
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
49.7% Average
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 66.8
SC Mixed 74.1
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 232
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 403
59% 390 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
37.3% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 88.4
Parallax 156
40% 120 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 90.8
35% 83.5 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
599GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 177
Mixed 178
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.3%
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 7,078 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: 61% - Good Total price: $270
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