Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 53.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:23
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$64
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 77.4
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 243
QC Mixed 264
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 315
MC Mixed 358
52% 344 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 11BF) ≥ 4GB; GALAX GeForce GTX 1050 Ti EXOC
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 123
41% 114 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 126
Splatting 84.4
42% 97.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$49
33GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.1% Average
Read 226
Write 211
Mixed 220
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 3.21
67% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 57.2
DQ Mixed 3.13
13% 28.1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 76%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$60
265GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 89
Write 97.4
Mixed 91.4
70% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
178GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 125
Write 131
Mixed 98.2
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.34
111% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
46% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.5
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 46%
Great: 61%
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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 2,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $268
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