Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive42.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 months 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 22 '20 at 20:12
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8310
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 91.2
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 146
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 412
41% 328 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
XFX(1682 9550) 2GB
CLim: 1203 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 17.4
Reflection 27.6
Parallax 24.5
14% 23.2 fps
MRender 25.8
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 20
16% 21.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$91
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 172 177 183 173 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.9% Average
Read 192
Write 178
Mixed 181
SusWrite 175
41% 181 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 28.6
68% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 65.9
DQ Mixed 34.3
29% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
35.5% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 9,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $172
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