Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 48.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 15:51
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
48.8% Average
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 148
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 376
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
AMD(1002 0000) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.7% Terrible
Lighting 22.8
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 18.9
6% 20.5 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 19.4
5% 17 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.7%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000AURX-63UY4Y0 500GB
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01R.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 61 71 83 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 94.8
Write 91.5
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 69.9
57% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 80%
TOSHIBA MK6476GSX 640GB
55GB free, PID 0c31
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 36 35 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
17% Very poor
Read 35
Write 35.1
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 35.9
44% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
70% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
35.4% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 10.2
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10.7
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 50%
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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 18,094 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: 42% - Average Total price: $361
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