Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-8350-$93
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.4% Good
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 83.3
67% 83.5 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 314
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 536
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
AMD(1002 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1510 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 129
Reflection 101
Parallax 167
44% 132 fps
MRender 70
Gravity 114
Splatting 98.5
40% 94.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LM480HMHQ-00005 480GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXT5204Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 80 88 88 89 87 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.8% Average
Read 217
Write 209
Mixed 190
SusWrite 86.2
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 30.7
98% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 36.5
32% 45 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 114%
WD WD1600HLFS-60G6U2 160GB
38GB free
Firmware: 04.04V05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 84 89 88 89 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 103
Mixed 72
SusWrite 87.9
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 19.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 59%
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 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 16,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $313
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