Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 43.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 23:47
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T-$340
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
43.3% Average
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 126
46% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 353
39% 298 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
XFX(1682 956D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 83.7
Reflection 79.3
Parallax 111
23% 91.4 fps
MRender 60.3
Gravity 82.8
Splatting 72.8
23% 72 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 61 56 58 59 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.2% Average
Read 135
Write 126
Mixed 136
SusWrite 68.4
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 32.3
92% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 66.3
DQ Mixed 44
36% 49 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
707GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 63 59 59 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 57.5
Write 88
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 71.7
42% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 69%
WD My Book 1TB
782GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 22 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 21
Write 21.2
Mixed 14.8
SusWrite 21.6
27% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
83% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
25.9% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 8.4
23% 8.13 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 8.8
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 65%
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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/USB3 Builds (Compare 16,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $345
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