Asus M4A78-EM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.32% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M4A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '20 at 03:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X2 240
AM2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
45.1% Average
Memory 73.1
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 100
48% 74.8 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 99.9
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Asus(1043 82F1) 256MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.32% Terrible
Lighting 1.8
Reflection 4.3
Parallax 1.4
0% 2.5 fps
MRender 2
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 3
0% 1.93 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.32%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502HI 500GB-$107
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 74 88 96 93 99 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 63.6
Write 23.3
Mixed 44.1
SusWrite 82.8
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 60%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
1GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.3 8.6 9.4 9.8 9.5 9.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
4.81% Terrible
Read 13.5
Write 6.5
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 9.3
11% 8.62 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.81%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
25.6% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 9.2
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.5
19% 6.5 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78-EM Builds (Compare 256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M4A78-EM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $90
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