Asus M3A78-EM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics51.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus M3A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101008
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 05:20
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T-$254
AM2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
41.6% Average
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 127
45% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 320
35% 272 Pts
64-Core 329
22% 329 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
Gigabyte(1458 22E7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1290 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 174
Parallax 259
51% 209 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 186
Splatting 127
52% 152 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$199
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 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
40.1% Average
Read 193
Write 188
Mixed 178
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 12.1
64% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 8.49
16% 31.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 96%
Intel X25-M 80GB
39GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 198
Write 75.9
Mixed 111
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 6.19
49% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 55.6
DQ Mixed 7.57
14% 27.3 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 44%
WD WD2500YD-01NVB1 251GB
153GB free
Firmware: 10.02E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
25.4% Poor
Read 41.8
Write 46.3
Mixed 31.4
30% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.44
99% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 35%
WD WD2500YD-01NVB1 251GB
21GB free
Firmware: 10.02E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 34.4
Write 34
Mixed 29.5
24% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.43
93% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 10
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.9
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M3A78-EM Builds (Compare 535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M3A78-EM - $18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $73
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