Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 56.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.86% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:11
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-8320-$89
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
56.3% Above average
SC Int 82.1
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 74.5
60% 75.5 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 275
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 500
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Sapphire(174B E153) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1701.0
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
1.86% Terrible
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 5.6
Parallax 6.4
2% 6.17 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 4.2
Splatting 4.5
2% 4.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.86%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA722010CLA331 1TB
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP4OA3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 32.8
66% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.25
73% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
10GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 118
Write 11.9
Mixed 21.5
44% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.36
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.54
161% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 29%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
29.4% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9.17 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.3
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 60%
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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 3,101 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 PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $251
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