Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 41.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.57% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 01 '19 at 13:35
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4300-$70
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
41.1% Average
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 131
44% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 226
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 365C) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6.57% Terrible
Lighting 26.5
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 29.4
7% 25.5 fps
MRender 23.5
Gravity 22
Splatting 16.5
7% 20.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.57%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$34
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 229
Write 207
Mixed 209
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 29.3
94% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 48.2
DQ Mixed 35.8
28% 37.4 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 121%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$36
329GB free
Firmware: 0005DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 99 102 100 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 100
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 14.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 41.9%
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 18,408 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: 43% - Average Total price: $356
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