Asus M4A78LT-M

Performance Results

Gaming 57%
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 50.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M4A78LT-M  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 05 '18 at 11:45
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 980
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
50.3% Above average
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 151
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 287
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 269
Parallax 300
81% 293 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 273
Splatting 195
74% 218 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS1754D117-533 480GB
19GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.6% Average
Read 226
Write 211
Mixed 200
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 13.3
68% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 13.4
16% 26.5 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 99%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39% Below average
Read 218
Write 144
Mixed 149
38% 170 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 12
68% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 40.7
DQ Mixed 12.2
15% 26.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 39%
Great: 117%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
16GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
8.96% Terrible
Read 18.2
Write 18.2
Mixed 18.3
24% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.22
34% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 8.96%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 11.1
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 9
21% 7.2 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A78LT-M Builds (Compare 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $134
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