Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 42.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive28.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 09 '18 at 19:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
42.7% Average
SC Int 31.7
SC Float 30.3
SC Mixed 44.7
28% 35.6 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 231
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 372
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 83.1
Reflection 133
Parallax 275
47% 164 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 187
Splatting 189
71% 169 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$196
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.8% Poor
Read 163
Write 127
Mixed 114
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 9.35
44% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.9
DQ Write 36.1
DQ Mixed 10.7
13% 22.6 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 16.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12.8
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 76%
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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 11,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $288
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