Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 46.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.7% 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 Drive41.2% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 27 '19 at 13:03
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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)
46.2% Average
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 129
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 329
37% 285 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.2%
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 as expected (49th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Lighting 73.2
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 104
19% 86.1 fps
MRender 63.5
Gravity 73.1
Splatting 79.3
21% 72 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 91 92 84 79 57 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.2% Average
Read 240
Write 119
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 83.6
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 15
71% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 33.6
49% 92 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 73%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$74
689GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 93 93 84 79 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 94.4
Write 86.7
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 84.1
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 14
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.4%
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 20,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 38%
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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