Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 46%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:45
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$60
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46% Average
SC Int 72.3
SC Float 64.3
SC Mixed 65.3
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 228
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 310
44% 292 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 49 165 163 165 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 54
Write 14.5
Mixed 36
SusWrite 114
40% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 112%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
8GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 79 77 79 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 68.2
Write 79.3
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 76.9
87% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
46.4% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 17
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 46.4%
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/USB3 Builds (Compare 11,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $278
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