Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 50.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.1% 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 Drive44.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:17
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-6100-$211
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
50.8% Above average
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 66.4
SC Mixed 70.1
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 254
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 348
50% 335 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 67.8
Parallax 105
33% 93.7 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 100
Splatting 76.3
37% 85.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
111GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q 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
44.7% Average
Read 208
Write 165
Mixed 169
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 16.2
84% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 16.2
17% 26.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 113%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$64
79GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 117
Write 121
Mixed 94.4
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.24
105% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 76%
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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 8,042 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $288
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