Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 43.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.34% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140911
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 23:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$253
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
43.7% Average
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 138
46% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 358
39% 304 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.34% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 0.5
0% 1.7 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1
Splatting 2.6
0% 1.77 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.34%
Great: 0%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 101 116 128 128 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
68% Good
Read 122
Write 118
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 116
70% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
42% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
41.2% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 58%
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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 18,541 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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