Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 20:58
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User EUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 86.7
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 163
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 399
44% 342 Pts
64-Core 399
27% 399 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
MSI(1462 809F) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
1.76% Terrible
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 0.6
2% 1.63 fps
MRender 2.2
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 1.9
2% 2.13 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.76%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$50
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 102 99 103 101 103 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
54.9% Above average
Read 228
Write 211
Mixed 202
SusWrite 98.9
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 37.2
119% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 67.9
DQ Mixed 43.7
35% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 124%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$42
931GB free
Firmware: AX0R2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 102 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 104
64% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2013)
465GB free
Firmware: 05.01A05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 110 113 115 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 106
Write 105
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 113
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 21
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 19.4" 1280 720 IVM53A1 PL2083H
Typical M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 6,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $274
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