Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 56.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140911
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:40
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$117
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
56.6% Above average
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 78.3
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 273
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 481
69% 461 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 220
Parallax 261
79% 244 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 224
Splatting 153
78% 181 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$54
20GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 183
Write 104
Mixed 134
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 8.82
60% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 7.45
15% 28.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
509GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 142
Mixed 133
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.25
120% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 106%
Samsung HD160JJ/P 160GB-$35
149GB free
Firmware: ZM100-34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 58.9
Write 61.3
Mixed 58.3
45% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
26.9% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 9
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 75%
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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 7,045 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $296
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