Asus A78M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics53% 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 Drive49.3% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus A78M-A  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 20:28
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 22%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-7700K APU (2014 D.Ka)
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Memory 76.6
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 131
57% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 230
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (66 fps cap detected)
53% Above average
Lighting 64.9
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 60.5
52% 63.9 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 66.6
Splatting 61.5
54% 64.8 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst Elite 240G 240GB
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T092
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 130 71 39 9.1 175 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 500
Write 421
Mixed 374
SusWrite 101
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 4.2
55% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 50.7
74% 137 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 81%
Asmedia USB 3.0 Device 1TB
449GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 83 85 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 88.7
Write 63
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 83.9
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 15.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 11.1
25% 8.87 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-A Builds (Compare 304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A78M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $227
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