Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:29
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$82
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 66.4
SC Mixed 70.2
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 245
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 448
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 424
63% 417 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
27.8% Poor
Lighting 81.3
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 102
28% 87.5 fps
MRender 56.6
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 72.2
28% 66.9 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SV300S3 119GB
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AA
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 229
Write 115
Mixed 110
33% 151 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 9.56
68% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 80
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 28.2
41% 75.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 41%
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 1.10
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 155
Mixed 148
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.39
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.48
158% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 199%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 84%
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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 10,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $332
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