Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 49.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.55% 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/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:53
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8320E-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
49.8% Average
SC Int 74.8
SC Float 65.4
SC Mixed 68.5
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 248
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 359
52% 349 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 58%
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 above expectations (74th percentile)
0.55% Terrible
Lighting 1.4
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 0.5
0% 1.6 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.6
1% 1.8 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.55%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$89
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 61 56 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 56.5
Write 55
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 59.6
42% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
22.9% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 6.5
21% 7.23 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 6.1
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 58%
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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 10,602 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $330
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