Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 38%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.63% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive27.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120828
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 14:27
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
38% Below average
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 122
44% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 298
33% 256 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.16
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
0.63% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 1.2
0% 1.87 fps
MRender 2.6
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.1
1% 1.93 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.63%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 72 6.5 11 76 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.4% Poor
Read 179
Write 152
Mixed 126
SusWrite 59
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 15.5
50% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 17.4
DQ Write 20.9
DQ Mixed 14.2
12% 17.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 56%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$65
400GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 91 91 90 92 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 137
Write 136
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 89.9
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
613GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 74 9.2 12 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 60.3
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.4
180% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer U 32GB
29GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 5.2 4.5 4.7 5.3 5.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
5.19% Terrible
Read 19.8
Write 9.5
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 5
10% 9.02 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1
50% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.19%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
30% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.1
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30%
Great: 49%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 16,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $341
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback