Asus M3A78-EM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 42%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics56.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M3A78-EM  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101008
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '18 at 13:44
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 965-$144
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
42% Average
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 125
44% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 243
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 216
Reflection 206
Parallax 238
57% 220 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 205
Splatting 168
56% 174 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0 240GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.8% Average
Read 178
Write 199
Mixed 167
41% 181 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 13.9
66% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 61.8
DQ Mixed 14
19% 32.9 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 108%
Crucial_CT240M500SSD1 500GB
52GB free
Firmware: CR100-12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
6.52% Terrible
Read 52.3
Write 65.2
Mixed 45.9
12% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.26
2% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 6.52%
Great: 136%
Samsung HD501LJ 2TB
383GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 100
Write 126
Mixed 88
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.2
50% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 10
27% 9.33 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M3A78-EM Builds (Compare 546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M3A78-EM - $18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $73
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