Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140911
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:41
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 FX-6300-$57
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
51.7% Above average
SC Int 78.3
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 70.6
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 260
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 309
MC Mixed 356
51% 341 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Palit(1569 104A) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 267 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
2.27% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 6
2% 6.9 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 4.4
2% 5.57 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.27%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
56% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 95.7
Mixed 31.6
55% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.26
78% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 56%
Great: 70%
Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB-$30
55GB free
Firmware: HP40 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 79.4
Write 82.5
Mixed 16.2
43% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.41
97% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
34.1% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 10.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 10,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $330
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