Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 27%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 38%
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 61.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics21.6% 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 Drive32% 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.
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 12 '19 at 15:03
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU2%

 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
61.5% Good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 138
61% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 313
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1304 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
21.6% Poor
Lighting 78.1
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 114
20% 92.8 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 76.3
Splatting 81.8
22% 74.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 80 64 68 60 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32% Below average
Read 198
Write 119
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 70.9
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 11
51% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 98.9
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 30.1
43% 79.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 32%
Great: 73%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$79
633GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 80 64 68 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 58.1
Write 73.7
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 71.1
48% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 66%
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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 21,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 52%
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $353
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