Asus M4A78 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive26% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M4A78 PRO  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100816
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 16:27
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T-$340
AM2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Memory 68.6
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 117
51% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 339
36% 283 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 112 114 114 162 153 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26% Poor
Read 119
Write 91.6
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 141
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 9.9
40% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 11.4
DQ Write 15.9
DQ Mixed 13.3
10% 13.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 26%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
MC Read 5.1
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 5
15% 5.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.8
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 3.5
11% 3.77 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M4A78 PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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