Asus M3A78-CM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 19.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.93% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M3A78-CM  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100823
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 13:59
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom 8650 Triple-Core
AM2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 81.6
29% 60.9 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 117
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 21%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Asus(1043 85E7) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.93% Terrible
Lighting 15.1
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 15.7
4% 14.2 fps
MRender 13.5
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.2
4% 13.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.93%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 83 81 87 82 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 167
Write 113
Mixed 137
SusWrite 85.5
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 16.2
4K Mixed 16.5
61% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 15.5
13% 20.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 74%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$95
292GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 89 87 94 94 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 85
Write 97
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 89.6
51% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 108%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$98
395GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 92 92 94 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 150
Write 137
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 92.3
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 100%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$98
571GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 89 87 94 94 90 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 156
Write 148
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 89.4
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
21.8% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 8.2
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 6.4
15% 5.27 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 28%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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Motherboard: Asus M3A78-CM

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