Asus A78M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus A78M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:17
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Athlon II X4 750K-$84
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
26.9% Poor
SC Int 57.8
SC Float 57.6
SC Mixed 45.2
43% 53.5 Pts
QC Int 128
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 125
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 144
MC Float 125
MC Mixed 142
21% 137 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$175
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 185
Parallax 196
60% 191 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 206
Splatting 166
74% 174 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK1665GSX 160GB-$140
114GB free
Firmware: GJ002J Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 74.7
Write 79.4
Mixed 21.6
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.34
83% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 48%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 89.5
Mixed 15.4
47% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.11
31% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 59%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
15GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
9.25% Terrible
Read 22.8
Write 5
Mixed 6.94
11% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.25
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 1.42
108% 2.62 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.25%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
30.1% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.67 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 9.2
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-A Builds (Compare 322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A78M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $264
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