Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 22%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 46%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics19.8% 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 Drive33.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '19 at 13:33
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
46% Average
1-Core 77
2-Core 140
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 320
36% 276 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$118
CLim: 1220 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Lighting 66.7
Reflection 79
Parallax 98.8
18% 81.5 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 68.9
Splatting 76.5
20% 69.9 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 58 57 59 57 53 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
33.8% Below average
Read 174
Write 72.9
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 58.3
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 8.6
65% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 26.3
40% 76.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 73%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$74
689GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 58 57 59 57 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 93.2
Write 96.3
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 58.4
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.1
76% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 14.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.7%
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 20,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

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