Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 45.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics96.4% 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 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111130
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$81
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.7% Average
SC Int 64
SC Float 58.9
SC Mixed 62.7
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 222
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 382
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$109
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 284
Parallax 299
89% 288 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 289
Splatting 224
102% 238 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
636GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69% Good
Read 123
Write 117
Mixed 76.5
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.13
58% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69%
Great: 97%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$93
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 103
Write 178
Mixed 56.3
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 5.51
4K Mixed 0.36
160% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 24GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 13
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10.4
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 65%
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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 10,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $245
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