Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 35.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics12.2% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 01:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
35.4% Below average
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 102
40% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
XFX(1682 3233) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Lighting 48.6
Reflection 42.6
Parallax 71.4
13% 54.2 fps
MRender 28.2
Gravity 45.6
Splatting 42.8
12% 38.9 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 62 68 69 77 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 81.9
Write 74.2
Mixed 49
SusWrite 66.7
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Expansion Desk 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 27 28 29 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 25.3
Write 26.8
Mixed 24
SusWrite 27.8
19% 26 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
228% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 14.2
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 12.3
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 39%
Great: 76%
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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 20,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $367
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