Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '17 at 01:50
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$79
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.55 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 78.5
SC Mixed 85.3
68% 85.4 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 300
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 422
61% 406 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$115
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 1768 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
37% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 108
36% 76.8 fps
MRender 79.3
Gravity 105
Splatting 79.4
38% 88 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
844GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 165
Mixed 114
110% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.25
112% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
35.6% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 10.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 58%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $284
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