Asus M4A78LT-M

Performance Results

Gaming 50%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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 (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 980
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 136
60% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 259
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.4% Very good
Lighting 98.9
Reflection 102
Parallax 92.8
82% 98.1 fps
MRender 85.6
Gravity 89.8
Splatting 79.3
51% 84.9 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 91%
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: 57%
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: 66% Great: 116%
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: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
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: 23%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78LT-M Builds (Compare 261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 5%
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Desktop 52%
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $115
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