Asus M4A78T-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.52% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive18.3% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (92%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M4A78T-E  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110413
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 16:02
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 92%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 975
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.7% Average
Memory 74.7
1-Core 28
2-Core 98.1
43% 66.9 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 157
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS
Asus(1043 8321) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 340.52
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
0.52% Terrible
Lighting 0.6
Reflection 1.27
Parallax 0.22
0% 0.7 fps
MRender 2
Gravity 0.43
Splatting 2.96
1% 1.8 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.52%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 11 27 25 56 74 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
18.3% Very poor
Read 146
Write 143
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 44.7
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 5.7
34% 7.77 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 113%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
659GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 8.3 15 14 25 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 20.9
Write 35.2
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 18
18% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
22% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 84%
WD My Book 25EE 12TB
1.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 5.9 11 12 20 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 88.2
Write 59.6
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 14.6
65% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.1
74% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 103%
WD My Book 25EE 14TB
3.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 6.6 11 11 21 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 50.3
Write 60.4
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 14.7
44% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
59% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
23.2% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 5
MC Mixed 8.2
23% 7.93 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 4.3
12% 4.23 GB/s
Latency 91
44% 91 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus M4A78T-E - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $163
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