Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 38.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 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)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '16 at 15:46
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
38.1% Below average
SC Int 56.5
SC Float 50.4
SC Mixed 53.9
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 191
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 222
MC Mixed 244
36% 241 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.32% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 2.8
Parallax 0.3
0% 1.37 fps
MRender 1.4
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.5
1% 1.67 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.32%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$100
16GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 113%
Seagate ST1500DM003-9YN16G 1.5TB
482GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 139
Write 116
Mixed 103
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.33
100% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 103%
Hitachi HTS545025B9A300 250GB
125GB free
Firmware: PB2O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 55.8
Write 53.7
Mixed 55.2
41% 54.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.22
59% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 45%
Toshiba MK8037GSX 80GB-$32
71GB free
Firmware: DL23 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
20.6% Poor
Read 28.6
Write 42.8
Mixed 34.8
27% 35.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.28
69% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 24%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
26GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
25.7% Poor
Read 29.3
Write 27.4
Mixed 25.7
35% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.93
4K Write 4.66
4K Mixed 2.27
254% 3.95 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 25.7%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
36.9% Below average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 8.7
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 59%
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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 6,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $190
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