Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 23%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics21.4% 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.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJul 15 '17 at 01:12
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$78
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 71.6
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 239
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 268
MC Mixed 291
44% 296 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
21.4% Poor
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 40.7
Parallax 51.8
18% 50.8 fps
MRender 54
Gravity 72
Splatting 39.7
24% 55.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
614GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 156
Mixed 145
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
31.1% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 9.9
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 45%
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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 9,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 24%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $288
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