Asus M3A78-EM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive16.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M3A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090327
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 17:50
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 Phenom II X4 920
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
39.2% Below average
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 41.4
SC Mixed 51.9
43% 53.9 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 208
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 200
32% 213 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Asus(1043 82F1) 256MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.57% Terrible
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 1.3
0% 2.1 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 2.4
1% 1.67 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.57%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 36 40 50 16 10 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
16.8% Very poor
Read 125
Write 90.8
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 51.3
19% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 6.7
26% 8.33 MB/s
DQ Read 8
DQ Write 20.3
DQ Mixed 10.1
9% 12.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 79%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$66
852GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 79 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 96.9
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 78.8
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
MC Read 5.1
MC Write 5.3
MC Mixed 5.2
15% 5.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 5
15% 5.27 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 25%
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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 M3A78-EM Builds (Compare 448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M3A78-EM - $18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $103
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