Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 47.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22% 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 Drive41.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 19:30
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
47.6% Average
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 138
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 347
39% 300 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$105
CLim: 1304 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
22% Poor
Lighting 79.3
Reflection 86.3
Parallax 119
21% 94.9 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 81.6
22% 75.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 79 82 84 83 77 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.4% Average
Read 230
Write 125
Mixed 112
SusWrite 80.3
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 15.1
77% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 28.3
42% 78.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 73%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$68
681GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 82 84 83 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 90.1
Write 96.4
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 80.4
61% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 1.6
315% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 15.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 75%
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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 18,420 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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