Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 59.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics141% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 13:43
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Memory 76.6
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 138
59% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 321
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
141% Outstanding
Lighting 170
Reflection 188
Parallax 184
138% 181 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 189
Splatting 126
145% 151 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 141%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
582GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 29 61 122 110 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 141
Write 136
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 88.9
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.5% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 8.8
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 8: 1R 1G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
8% 4% 53 7 5 60 24" 1920 1080 SAM0B43 S24D300
History: Score 16: 2R 2G 0B | Score 30: 5R 0G 5B | Score 8: 1R 1G 0B
Typical M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 5,970 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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