Asus A78M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.64% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (95%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus A78M-A  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140401
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 27 '20 at 00:49
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 95%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-6500 APU-$135
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
41.8% Average
Memory 70.7
1-Core 31.4
2-Core 47.8
37% 50 Pts
4-Core 79.7
8-Core 65.4
10% 72.6 Pts
64-Core 76.7
5% 76.7 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8570D
Asus(1043 8526) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
1.64% Terrible
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 4.7
0% 4.17 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 4.2
Splatting 6.9
3% 4.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.64%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
579GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 26 26 30 35 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
10.7% Very poor
Read 8.2
Write 24.5
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 28.9
14% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
41% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 10.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 20GB
1333, 1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
19.2% Very poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 4.4
MC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.23 GB/s
SC Read 3.9
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 5.9
13% 4.43 GB/s
Latency 99.7
40% 99.7 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 35%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-A Builds (Compare 304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A78M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $227
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