Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 48%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime11.5 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 23:51
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$60
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48% Average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 68.3
SC Mixed 71
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 234
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 314
46% 303 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 226
Reflection 198
Parallax 231
70% 218 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 209
Splatting 0.2
57% 119 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
319GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68% Good
Read 121
Write 116
Mixed 129
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.07
24% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
481GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 109
Write 93.7
Mixed 58.2
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.05
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
7% 0.04 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
227GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 88.5
Mixed 39.9
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.41
108% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 14.8
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.3%
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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 2,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $257
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