Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 03 '20 at 23:39
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 as expected (59th percentile)
61.6% Good
Memory 80.3
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 127
60% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 326
36% 280 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 117
Reflection 92.8
Parallax 114
31% 108 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 103
Splatting 78.6
29% 86.9 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A 500GB
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 163 189 163 165 159 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.1% Above average
Read 212
Write 194
Mixed 172
SusWrite 170
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 32.4
109% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 39.2
33% 45.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45.2% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 16.3
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 13.2
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 91%

 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 3,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $264
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