Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.36% 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 (60th 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
61.7% Good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 131
60% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 237
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 66%
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)
0.36% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 0.7
0% 1.87 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.6
0% 1.8 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.36%
Great: 0%
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 (47th 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: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
245GB free
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 90 94 90 98 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th 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: 22%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 77%
Seagate ST380817AS 80GB-$130
22GB free
Firmware: 3.42
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 42 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th 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: 12%
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 (96th 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 (56th 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: 48%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 10,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $277
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