Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 50.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.4% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:58
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-8320E-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
50.4% Above average
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 70.6
SC Mixed 75.5
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 235
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 410
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
58% 183 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 181
Splatting 124
66% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
522GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 131
Write 143
Mixed 130
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.35
138% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35.1% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.3
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 45%
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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 10,593 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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