Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 51.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics32.8% 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 Drive34.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 21:56
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Memory 63.1
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 120
49% 81.3 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 361
37% 291 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2963) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.8% Below average
Lighting 42.1
Reflection 43.2
Parallax 39.1
34% 41.5 fps
MRender 36.5
Gravity 39.4
Splatting 34.3
31% 36.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 161 174 175 168 164 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.5% Below average
Read 145
Write 131
Mixed 146
SusWrite 161
33% 146 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 16
56% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 34.8
26% 35 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
20.5% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.97 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 5.2
14% 4.9 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 46%

 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 5,972 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: $280
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