Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 47.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive25.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 12 '19 at 20:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$99
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
47.8% Average
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 143
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 460
46% 363 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 55%
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 as expected (50th percentile)
0.41% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.9
Parallax 0.4
0% 1.93 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 1
Splatting 2.7
0% 1.83 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.41%
Great: 0%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 6.1 50 7.7 21 28 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
25.5% Poor
Read 136
Write 112
Mixed 106
SusWrite 34.6
22% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 12.1
57% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 15.1
DQ Write 26.7
DQ Mixed 14.8
13% 18.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 15
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 44%
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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 7,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $253
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