Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27.2% 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 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 03 '17 at 07:18
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 101
SC Float 60.3
SC Mixed 75.5
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 300
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 243
MC Mixed 305
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
27.2% Poor
Lighting 67.6
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 98.7
24% 81.4 fps
MRender 58.3
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 91.6
29% 71.9 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
79GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 195
Write 113
Mixed 139
33% 149 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 9.94
73% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 53.5
DQ Mixed 11.2
16% 29.7 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 64%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
428GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 165
Mixed 161
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 97%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$13
25GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
10.6% Very poor
Read 26.2
Write 13.4
Mixed 16.8
22% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.71
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.72
72% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 14.4
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10.7
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 80%
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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 7,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $306
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