Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 58.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '24 at 20:50
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD FX-6300-$63
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Memory 83.5
1-Core 59.9
2-Core 110
54% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 233
28% 213 Pts
64-Core 225
14% 225 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Nvidia(10DE 0915) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
1.72% Terrible
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 0.3
2% 1.53 fps
MRender 2.3
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 1.9
2% 2.13 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.72%
Great: 2%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 47 38 42 41 34 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.7% Below average
Read 198
Write 125
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 40.8
22% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 11.3
67% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 15.8
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 12.5
17% 29.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
894GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 48 39 43 41 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 166
Write 101
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 41.9
73% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
862GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 159 161 159 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 167
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 159
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46.8% Average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 35 6 60 19" 1280 961 VSC111E VA903 SERIES
Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 1,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $144
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