Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 55.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory19.5 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 01:39
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$87
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
55.8% Above average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 74.8
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 275
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 455
67% 444 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 287
Parallax 302
98% 305 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 290
Splatting 224
102% 239 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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 below expectations (36th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 112
Write 127
Mixed 71.8
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.38
163% 2.09 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 95%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$123
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 119
Write 173
Mixed 56.1
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 5.62
4K Mixed 0.63
193% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 24GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.2
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 42%
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 11,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $288
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