Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 67.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive20.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '20 at 10:59
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.7% Good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 134
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 332
37% 286 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.22% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 0.7
0% 1.93 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 2.7
0% 1.63 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.22%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 97 97 95 66 107 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.6% Poor
Read 128
Write 74.7
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 104
21% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 6.5
31% 8.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
575GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 151 158 156 156 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 134
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 155
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
34.4% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 10.5
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 4,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $171
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