Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 45.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 04:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
45.4% Average
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 130
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 240
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Zotac(19DA 3265) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 94.3
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 118
25% 96.3 fps
MRender 85.8
Gravity 113
Splatting 75.8
31% 91.6 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3320310CS 320GB
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 63 23 17 18 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 21.5
Write 19.2
Mixed 16
SusWrite 27.1
15% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
40.5% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 14.8
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 52%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 8,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

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