Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 44.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive22.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 24 '18 at 06:02
Run Duration342 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
44.4% Average
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 48.1
SC Mixed 59.6
50% 62.5 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 220
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 352
55% 365 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3793) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 291
Reflection 363
Parallax 412
103% 355 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 360
Splatting 236
116% 267 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 111%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1222A 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
22.2% Poor
Read 186
Write 12.4
Mixed 13.5
15% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 0.01
44% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 75.9
DQ Mixed 0.24
14% 32.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 89%
SanDisk Cruzer 4GB
3GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
4.22% Terrible
Read 15.4
Write 4.35
Mixed 5.83
9% 8.52 MB/s
4K Read 4.32
4K Write 0.007
4K Mixed 0.01
17% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.22%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
34% Below average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 12.9
34% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.8
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 34%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 5,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $220
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