Asus M4A78LT-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 48.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics62.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M4A78LT-M  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '18 at 22:00
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X4 980
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
48.5% Average
1-Core 71.9
2-Core 146
51% 109 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 278
38% 277 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
62.1% Good
Lighting 246
Reflection 255
Parallax 250
65% 251 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 228
Splatting 146
62% 177 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS1754D117-533 480GB
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 183 194 125 126 128 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.4% Average
Read 220
Write 200
Mixed 177
SusWrite 156
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 27.9
92% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 69.4
DQ Mixed 35
30% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 99%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
12GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,488
Write 1,739
Mixed 1,810
446% 2,012 MB/s
4K Read 200
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 62
425% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 470
306% 349 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 117%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
49GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 22 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
8.71% Terrible
Read 20
Write 9.8
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 22
21% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.5
29% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 8.71%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 11.7
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 8
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M4A78LT-M Builds (Compare 854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $138
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