Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 52.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 16:09
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.1% Above average
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 154
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 494
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$200
Nvidia(10DE 2184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 273
Reflection 210
Parallax 225
72% 236 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 231
Splatting 166
62% 182 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 135 138 139 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 124
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 136
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 15.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 68%
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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 19,425 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: $372
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