Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.2% 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 (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 17:11
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Memory 78.9
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 107
52% 81.1 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 236
28% 210 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 69%
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)
0.32% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 0.5
0% 1.5 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 0.9
Splatting 2.7
0% 1.77 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.32%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 62 34 40 34 41 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.2% Average
Read 220
Write 200
Mixed 207
SusWrite 43.6
38% 167 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 27.7
92% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 57.7
DQ Mixed 31.9
27% 38.5 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$84
351GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 64 35 42 35 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 150
Write 153
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 45.3
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
277GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 92 93 93 100 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 120
Write 100
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 92.5
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
383GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 70 79 69 73 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 78.5
Write 118
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 71.5
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.6
209% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
328GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 71 79 69 74 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 50.5
Write 96.3
Mixed 0.7
SusWrite 71.5
39% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.5
133% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$155
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 92 93 93 100 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 106
Write 105
Mixed 66
SusWrite 92.5
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.6
215% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 92%
WD Ext HDD 1021 2.5TB
251GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 36 36 36 37 36 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 34.2
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 35.8
45% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
43.1% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.3
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 43.1%
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 22,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $338
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