Asus M4A78T-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 46.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics17.3% 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 Drive28.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M4A78T-E  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090605
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 18:36
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X3 720
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
46.4% Average
Memory 74.9
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 84.8
44% 66.6 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 117
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2382) 1GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Lighting 20
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 21.6
16% 22.9 fps
MRender 28.5
Gravity 22
Splatting 19.4
19% 23.3 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 18%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 57 55 58 61 62 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.2% Poor
Read 163
Write 160
Mixed 144
SusWrite 58.3
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 16.1
51% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 63.8
DQ Mixed 29.9
27% 40 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 129%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$66
238GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 63 62 63 65 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 99.8
Write 91.6
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 63.1
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
24.1% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 8.3
23% 7.97 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 6.1
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 90.7
44% 90.7 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78T-E Builds (Compare 460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M4A78T-E - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $163
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