Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics57.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive24% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120323
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 23:47
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 Server
AMD Phenom II X4 B50
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Memory 75.2
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 115
52% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 222
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 131
Reflection 176
Parallax 308
34% 205 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 216
Splatting 128
59% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$39
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 58 48 2.8 40 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
24% Poor
Read 181
Write 159
Mixed 140
SusWrite 42.7
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 11.3
43% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 17.7
DQ Write 23.8
DQ Mixed 13.2
12% 18.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 24%
Great: 54%
Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 165GB-$46
53GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 58 48 3.2 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
26.2% Poor
Read 46.4
Write 46.9
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 44.3
31% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 39%
WD Elements 1TB
542GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Read 28.6
Write 27.1
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 17.1
32% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 44%
TOSHIBA MQ04ABD200 2TB
1TB free, PID 0237
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 16 17 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Read 27.8
Write 23.3
Mixed 20
SusWrite 16.8
29% 22 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.4
159% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.6% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 7.1
22% 7.53 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 6.7
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 23.6%
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 21,967 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: 51% - Above average Total price: $353
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