Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 42.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.57% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120323
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateAug 27 '19 at 15:41
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42.5% Average
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 132
48% 101 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 291
33% 253 Pts
64-Core 290
19% 290 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250E
Sapphire(174B E213) 1GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
6.57% Terrible
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 29.5
Parallax 35.2
6% 29.8 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 22.9
Splatting 31.2
7% 25 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.57%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 52 46 69 75 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 93.2
Write 98.5
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 62.4
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 58%
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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 18,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $368
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