Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 36%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics15.4% 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 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120323
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 30 '19 at 04:50
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36% Below average
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 94.7
38% 78 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 394
35% 288 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 36%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
Zotac(19DA 2255) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 440.97
Relative performance (0th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Lighting 75.3
Reflection 70.4
Parallax 88.2
20% 78 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 65.6
Splatting 32.8
15% 35 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721010CLA330 1TB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 27 31 45 56 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 79.5
Write 76.5
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 37.2
45% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
95% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
35% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 12.7
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 7.7
21% 7.33 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35%
Great: 87%
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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 18,418 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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