Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:59
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-6300-$72
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
51.4% Above average
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 77.9
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 248
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 325
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia NVS 300
HP(103C 0862) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.32% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 6.2
Parallax 1.4
1% 3.73 fps
MRender 5.8
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.1
2% 4.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.32%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$65
624GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 105
Write 100
Mixed 94.1
75% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.28
88% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 57%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
390GB free
Firmware: GG2OAF10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44% Average
Read 75.8
Write 77.6
Mixed 72.2
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.16
59% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 9.3
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.9
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 46%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 2,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $286
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