Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics59.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 09:37
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%
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 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Memory 80.2
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 110
51% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 337
34% 270 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Lighting 74.2
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 69.9
60% 73.4 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 73.3
Splatting 69.6
58% 70.2 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 83 40 54 43 52 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28% Poor
Read 148
Write 79.8
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 56.5
19% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 16.6
55% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 18.3
DQ Write 42.1
DQ Mixed 22.8
20% 27.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 28%
Great: 99%
Hitachi HDT721050SLA360 500GB-$66
295GB free
Firmware: ST3OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 89 44 67 46 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 67.1
Write 62.4
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 63.6
42% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 10GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 45%

 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 6,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $274
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