Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.49% 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.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB 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.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 07 '20 at 20:44
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 62%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.3% Average
Memory 51.1
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 114
45% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 360
36% 286 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7570
Dell(1028 2B20) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
4.49% Terrible
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 18.2
6% 19.1 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 15.4
Splatting 17
4% 15.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.49%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
654GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 117 148 150 147 153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 82.2
Write 89
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 142
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 43 85 81 90 120 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 109
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 82.7
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 10GB
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
MC Read 6.3
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 5.8
17% 6.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 3.7
SC Mixed 4.2
10% 3.67 GB/s
Latency 157
26% 157 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 45%
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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 22,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $338
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