Asus M4A78LT-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 52%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M4A78LT-M  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '17 at 19:35
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X4 980
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
45.7% Average
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 136
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 259
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 297
Reflection 266
Parallax 297
78% 287 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 270
Splatting 182
73% 211 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS1754D117-533 480GB
18GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.1% Average
Read 226
Write 209
Mixed 197
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 14.6
80% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 56.8
DQ Mixed 17.1
20% 32.5 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 99%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 118%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
7GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 22.1
Write 21.6
Mixed 12.3
23% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.28
47% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
32.4% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 11.8
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 8.9
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78LT-M Builds (Compare 851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $144
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