Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 45.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 07:38
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 (43rd percentile)
45.6% Average
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 65.3
SC Mixed 67.8
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 195
QC Mixed 219
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 318
46% 302 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 182
Parallax 215
64% 200 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 200
Splatting 160
73% 172 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
71GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 187 175 49 47 49 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.3% Below average
Read 232
Write 132
Mixed 143
SusWrite 118
35% 156 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 16.1
72% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 19.4
DQ Write 38.6
DQ Mixed 18.7
17% 25.6 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 97%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
39GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 64 57 55 59 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.3% Below average
Read 201
Write 79.7
Mixed 99
SusWrite 60.7
24% 110 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 15.8
61% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 15.4
DQ Write 26.5
DQ Mixed 19.4
15% 20.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
746GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 45 45 42 35 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 95.7
Write 95.7
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 43.3
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
120% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
29.5% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.57 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 8.8
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 5,068 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $235
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