Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '20 at 23:06
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 100%

 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 Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
61.1% Good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 47
2-Core 104
53% 80.2 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 231
27% 207 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 82 96 79 88 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 82
Write 112
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 86
55% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 8GB
7GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
6.36% Terrible
Read 17.2
Write 14.5
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 4.2
16% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.7
93% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.36%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 6.5
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 57%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 10,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $252
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