Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 48.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive49.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateSep 04 '18 at 01:27
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
48.1% Average
SC Int 77.8
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 72.7
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 231
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 314
45% 302 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$80
CLim: 1236 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 87
Reflection 82.8
Parallax 123
31% 97.6 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 79.6
32% 75 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$91
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 162 138 112 130 160 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.5% Average
Read 183
Write 196
Mixed 170
SusWrite 146
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 29.8
100% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 68.7
DQ Mixed 37.3
32% 45.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 83%
Samsung HD161HJ 160GB-$40
10GB free
Firmware: JF100-23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 41 43 66 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 60.2
Write 68.5
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 46.7
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 42%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$43
20GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 42 42 66 37 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 88
Write 37.3
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 46.1
41% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
42.7% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 14.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.1
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 61%
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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 12,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $282
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