Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 46.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160405
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 12:56
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
46.9% Average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 75
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 218
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 311
44% 293 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 54%
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)
0.5% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.9
Parallax 0.5
0% 1.97 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 2.7
1% 1.63 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.5%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 78 78 73 78 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 85.3
Write 89
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 75.9
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 63%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$120
140GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 89 87 88 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 103
Write 93.8
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 87.9
60% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.8
28% 9.73 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 9.6
24% 8.4 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 86%
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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 6,161 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $235
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