Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 36.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics71% 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 (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 13 '18 at 05:23
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$65
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.8% Below average
SC Int 63
SC Float 57
SC Mixed 59.6
48% 59.9 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 169
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 251
36% 243 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 219
Reflection 193
Parallax 206
66% 206 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 207
Splatting 166
75% 174 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
471GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 163
Mixed 134
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.19
110% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 11.6
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 9
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 55%
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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 11,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $283
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