Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 63.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.8% 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 Drive41.2% 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.
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 20:21
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Memory 84
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 140
61% 98 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 290
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1294 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 81.5
Reflection 85.9
Parallax 108
21% 91.8 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 80.5
Splatting 86.5
23% 78.8 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 80 82 80 78 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.2% Average
Read 239
Write 110
Mixed 75
SusWrite 78.7
28% 126 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 15.4
75% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 26.5
40% 74.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 73%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$79
619GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 81 82 80 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 53
Write 55.3
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 78.7
44% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.1
50% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 60%
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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 22,118 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $338
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