Asus A78M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 54%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus A78M-A  (all builds)
Memory16.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 22:57
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-6500 APU-$135
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
54% Above average
Memory 68.8
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 139
57% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 232
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8570D
Asus(1043 8526) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
3.82% Terrible
Lighting 4.9
Reflection 10.1
Parallax 4.3
4% 6.43 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 4.3
Splatting 7.5
4% 5.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.82%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 135 155 161 139 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 178
Mixed 92.1
SusWrite 139
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL F3-12800CL10-8GBXL Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 20GB
1600, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
33.2% Below average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 11.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 11.3
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-A Builds (Compare 297 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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