Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 30%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 50.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics47.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive30.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 2 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
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:28
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
50.6% Above average
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 77.4
61% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 242
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 328
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
Asus(1043 04F1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
47.6% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 134
Parallax 183
49% 154 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 129
Splatting 86.6
47% 108 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 525ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 119
Write 88.6
Mixed 77.9
21% 95 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 9.65
64% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 64.5
DQ Mixed 8.15
16% 30.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 72%
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$19
32GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 56.2
Write 57
Mixed 32.7
36% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 14.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 43.7%
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 10,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

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