Asus A78M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 43.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.15% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus A78M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 30 '16 at 09:59
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A10-7860K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$91
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
43.1% Average
1-Core 69
2-Core 135
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 237
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Gigabyte(1458 36FA) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 361.75
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
3.15% Terrible
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 12.2
Parallax 13.5
4% 13.1 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 11.2
Splatting 13.9
3% 11.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.15%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521A
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 169
Write 88.6
Mixed 106
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 12.3
88% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 28.7
40% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BD160B.M16 16GB
1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
23% Poor
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 6.7
21% 7.47 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.4
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical A78M-A Builds (Compare 511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A78M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $428
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