Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.2% 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 Drive29.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime6 Days
Run DateApr 08 '18 at 21:05
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 71.9
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 220
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 313
46% 306 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Gigabyte(1458 22B1) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 70.4
Parallax 163
42% 119 fps
MRender 55.2
Gravity 119
Splatting 78
37% 84 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
30GB free
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.6% Poor
Read 238
Write 157
Mixed 165
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 11.9
4K Mixed 6.97
33% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 13.3
DQ Mixed 7.82
8% 11.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 50%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$40
207GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 86.8
Write 60.8
Mixed 84.5
59% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.39
118% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 52%
WD Elements 1TB
472GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 22.5
Write 22
Mixed 14.2
24% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.29
62% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
31.8% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 46%
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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 9,760 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $306
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