Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.2% 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 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 03 '19 at 21:52
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
54.8% Above average
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 498
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
XFX(1682 9270) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 83.3
Reflection 67
Parallax 89.3
22% 79.9 fps
MRender 56.3
Gravity 81.6
Splatting 80.3
23% 72.7 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 156 164 168 171 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 159
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 160
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.7
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 59%
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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 17,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $358
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