Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 47.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 23:36
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-4300-$71
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47.2% Average
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 60.1
SC Mixed 72.2
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 234
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 235
34% 227 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 48%
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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
0.56% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 0.7
0% 1.87 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.6
1% 1.8 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.56%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SVP200S37A90G 90GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 41 41 42 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 115
Write 89.6
Mixed 106
SusWrite 40.6
20% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 22.8
91% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 30.2
29% 43.4 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
245GB free
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 90 94 90 98 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 68.5
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 94.1
53% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 79%
Seagate ST380817AS 80GB-$129
22GB free
Firmware: 3.42
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 42 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 40.7
Write 11.7
Mixed 23.6
SusWrite 41.4
22% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 32%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
8GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7.04% Terrible
Read 24.4
Write 11.2
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 12.8
16% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
11% 1 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 7.04%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
30.7% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 9.7
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 46%
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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 6,152 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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