Asus M4A78LT-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics41.7% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month 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 M4A78LT-M  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100824
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 01 '17 at 20:37
Run Duration381 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 X6 1100T-$340
AM3, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
24.2% Poor
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 53.9
SC Mixed 67.6
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 114
QC Mixed 58.7
41% 177 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 183
29% 191 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 1962) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 135
Reflection 117
Parallax 132
41% 128 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 124
Splatting 82.8
42% 96.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 2TB-$62
247GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69% Good
Read 131
Write 109
Mixed 62.4
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 69%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$42
141GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 96.2
Mixed 43.5
59% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.22
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 69%
Toshiba HDWD105 500GB-$50
51GB free
Firmware: MS1OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 143
Write 98.2
Mixed 5.6
59% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.18
89% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 106%
Verbatim 8GB
5GB free, PID 0302
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
4.35% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 5.47
Mixed 5.42
9% 8.78 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
14% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.35%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
22.1% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 5.7
MC Mixed 8.6
23% 7.93 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 3.2
SC Mixed 4.4
11% 3.9 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M4A78LT-M Builds (Compare 381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M

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