Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.4% 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 Drive43.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 16:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 (96th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 91.8
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 153
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 477
48% 383 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
34.4% Below average
Lighting 42.9
Reflection 49.7
Parallax 40
35% 44.2 fps
MRender 38.4
Gravity 43
Splatting 28.5
34% 36.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 65 66 67 67 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.7% Average
Read 189
Write 194
Mixed 191
SusWrite 62.5
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 30.3
97% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 50.6
DQ Mixed 35.4
28% 38.3 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 124%
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$30
148GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 56 67 67 68 67 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 72.3
Write 73.2
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 64.2
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.7% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.6
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.8
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 8,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $178
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