Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics143% 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 Drive63.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 DateDec 22 '20 at 12:03
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Memory 87
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 147
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 537
53% 424 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.3%
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: 457.51
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 174
Reflection 193
Parallax 185
141% 184 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 190
Splatting 129
146% 152 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 143%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
669GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 172 210 213 213 212 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
63.3% Good
Read 228
Write 209
Mixed 202
SusWrite 190
47% 207 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 39.8
128% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.9
DQ Write 71.1
DQ Mixed 48.2
38% 52.1 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.8% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 17.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 13.4
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.8%
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 5,938 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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