Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '20 at 22:39
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 above expectations (98th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 91.6
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 145
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 494
51% 400 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 169
Parallax 199
99% 164 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 189
Splatting 129
144% 148 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 120%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$65
547GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 60 56 30 53 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 57.7
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.9% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.4
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 89%

 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 5,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $276
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