Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.34% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime17.9 Days
Run DateMay 01 '19 at 15:36
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4300-$70
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.5% Average
Memory 74.6
1-Core 58.3
2-Core 108
51% 80.3 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 145
17% 131 Pts
64-Core 141
10% 141 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.34% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 0.9
0% 1.7 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1
Splatting 2.6
0% 1.77 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.34%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 178 169 172 173 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
45.3% Average
Read 186
Write 174
Mixed 172
SusWrite 166
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 25.6
82% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 40.9
33% 45.1 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$32
48GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 84 79 88 87 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 90.2
Write 92.4
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 85.7
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 72%
WD Elements 1TB
324GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 21 23 22 23 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 24
Write 22.3
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 22.1
29% 21.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
23.7% Poor
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 7.1
22% 7.53 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8
21% 7.2 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 5,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $171
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