Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 57.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 23:44
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Memory 78.7
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 113
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 346
34% 273 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
XFX(1682 3181) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
4.72% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 17.1
Parallax 21
5% 19.4 fps
MRender 9.6
Gravity 18
Splatting 11.7
5% 13.1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.72%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
852GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 129 131 138 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 133
Write 119
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 132
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
25.9% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.3
20% 7.03 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 50%

 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 2,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $272
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