Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.3% 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 Drive28.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). 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
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:13
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-6300-$79
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 69.7
SC Mixed 67.3
57% 71 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 230
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 316
44% 290 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 81.3
Parallax 134
38% 111 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 113
Splatting 85.4
40% 93.3 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$90
22GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.7% Poor
Read 197
Write 83.1
Mixed 82
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 24.1
4K Mixed 8.66
49% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 4.94
11% 22.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$78
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 167
Mixed 150
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.16
79% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.1%
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 7,047 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: $295
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