Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 57.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics47.3% 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 Drive20.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 01:15
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Memory 85.2
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 112
55% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 200
24% 184 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.3% Average
Lighting 57.1
Reflection 66.1
Parallax 58.1
46% 60.4 fps
MRender 65.9
Gravity 59.3
Splatting 53
49% 59.4 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$50
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 51 57 57 33 49 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
20.2% Poor
Read 113
Write 120
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 49.1
21% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 8.3
36% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 66
DQ Mixed 14.7
20% 33.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 71%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
185GB free
Firmware: GR2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 99 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 96.7
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 99.7
60% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
29.5% Poor
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 8.6
21% 7.33 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 9,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $177
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