Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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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 45.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25.8% 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 Drive31% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 15:34
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-6300-$65
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
45.1% Average
SC Int 71.1
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 68.7
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 218
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 245
MC Mixed 273
40% 265 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$140
Gigabyte(1458 22FF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1224 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 61.2
Reflection 67.3
Parallax 99.7
23% 76.1 fps
MRender 54
Gravity 75.6
Splatting 65.6
28% 65.1 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 63 74 50 69 68 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
31% Below average
Read 166
Write 182
Mixed 178
SusWrite 66.9
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 15.6
61% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 18.7
20% 32 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 31%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
971GB free
Firmware: SC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 66 77 51 70 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 90
Write 109
Mixed 51
SusWrite 68.6
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 0.6
223% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
2.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 100 102 102 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 68
SusWrite 100
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 68%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 2TB
1.5TB free, PID a0a4
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 117 120 119 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 168
Write 123
Mixed 81
SusWrite 118
157% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
91% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.7% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.9
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 78.5
51% 78.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 89%
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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 6,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $235
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