Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 56.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:13
Run Duration270 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
56.8% Above average
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 79.1
64% 79.4 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 274
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 471
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
35.7% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 86
Parallax 143
38% 113 fps
MRender 61.8
Gravity 92.8
Splatting 87.1
34% 80.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
497GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 162
Mixed 152
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.28
87% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 32GB
29GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Read 26.2
Write 5.2
Mixed 7.27
12% 12.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.54
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.25
35% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.9
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 57%
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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 8,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $283
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