Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 55.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 11 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.7% Above average
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 164
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 531
53% 422 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
AMD(1002 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1510 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 101
Parallax 167
35% 132 fps
MRender 70
Gravity 114
Splatting 98.5
30% 94.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LM480HMHQ-00005 480GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXT5204Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 80 88 88 89 87 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.8% Average
Read 217
Write 209
Mixed 190
SusWrite 86.2
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 30.7
98% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 36.5
32% 45 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 114%
WD WD1600HLFS-60G6U2 160GB
38GB free
Firmware: 04.04V05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 84 89 88 89 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 103
Mixed 72
SusWrite 87.9
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 19.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 59%
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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 17,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 39%
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Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $345
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