Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 62.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics21.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive40.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 19:53
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
62.8% Good
Memory 86
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 123
60% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 276
33% 249 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1294 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
21.5% Poor
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 85.2
Parallax 102
20% 87 fps
MRender 67.6
Gravity 75.5
Splatting 82.6
22% 75.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 80 80 81 78 71 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.3% Average
Read 203
Write 86.5
Mixed 122
SusWrite 76.3
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 15.6
81% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54.5
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 30.1
37% 62.9 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 74%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$79
619GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 80 80 81 78 71 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 65.2
Write 63.7
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 76.3
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
41.3% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 14.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 11.3
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 67%
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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 22,821 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: 49% - Average Total price: $364
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