Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 43.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.49% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:18
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$70
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
43.1% Average
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 68.7
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 197
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 317
46% 309 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.49% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 4
Parallax 0.5
0% 2 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 2.6
1% 1.6 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.49%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
306GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 115%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$49
434GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 115
Write 119
Mixed 91.1
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.18
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
163GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 88.9
Write 79.4
Mixed 80.5
105% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.26
67% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 53%
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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 10,369 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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