Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.23% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 9 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 20 '18 at 14:57
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$81
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 76.8
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 300
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 497
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Zotac(19DA 6222) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 266 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
2.23% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 7.4
Parallax 5.9
2% 6.77 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 4.4
2% 5.47 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.23%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 105
Write 106
Mixed 101
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.32
132% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 106%
WD Elements 2TB
803GB free, PID 10b8
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 76.5
Write 70.4
Mixed 79.7
97% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 45%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
1GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
9.75% Terrible
Read 25.9
Write 8.99
Mixed 10.6
16% 15.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.83
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.65
70% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 9.75%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
29.4% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.43 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 10
24% 8.23 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 61%
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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 PLUS/USB3 Builds (Compare 3,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

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