Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 58%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics36.1% 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 Drive20.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateSep 12 '21 at 14:46
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
58% Above average
Memory 79.9
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 112
54% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 272
31% 236 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
36.1% Below average
Lighting 40.2
Reflection 36.8
Parallax 51.8
32% 42.9 fps
MRender 53.4
Gravity 49.5
Splatting 39.4
40% 47.4 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CHN-25SATAA3-120 120GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1204B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 85 87 66 23 12 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.9% Poor
Read 212
Write 176
Mixed 16.7
SusWrite 57.9
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 0.8
30% 8.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 13.5
DQ Mixed 5.3
7% 13.3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 76%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
770GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 188 187 187 187 189 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.4% Above average
Read 211
Write 199
Mixed 170
SusWrite 183
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 31.2
93% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 38.4
32% 44 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 122%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
537GB free
Firmware: JE4OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 88 88 66 26 13 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
42% Average
Read 86.2
Write 87.1
Mixed 45
SusWrite 60
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.4% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 10.1
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $171
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