Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive25.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 04:28
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-8300-$84
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 76.7
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 244
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 414
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 126
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 162
43% 122 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 115
Splatting 85.5
38% 86.9 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
22GB free
Firmware: 2.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
25.3% Poor
Read 115
Write 123
Mixed 51.8
21% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.12
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 4.68
42% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 5.07
DQ Write 52.3
DQ Mixed 1.57
9% 19.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
539GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 134
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.33
125% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 10
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 44%
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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 10,296 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: 55% - Above average Total price: $298
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