Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 59%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.02% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive37.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime18.6 Days
Run DateJun 02 '21 at 23:20
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
59% Above average
Memory 76.9
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 116
53% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 361
37% 292 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
Asus(1043 8267) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
6.02% Terrible
Lighting 8.1
Reflection 10.2
Parallax 2.8
6% 7.03 fps
MRender 7.5
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 3.7
5% 5.93 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.02%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 49 62 59 50 64 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37.7% Below average
Read 158
Write 170
Mixed 127
SusWrite 57.7
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 24.9
83% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 64
DQ Mixed 33.1
29% 40.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 83%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
122GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 64 59 51 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 76.5
Write 76.5
Mixed 50
SusWrite 61.1
49% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 86%
USB Disk 3.0 125GB
66GB free, PID 2000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 24 24 24 12 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 24.3
Write 23.7
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 19.7
31% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.9
122% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 38%
WD My Passport 2626 5TB
3.5TB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 100 105 102 104 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 90.7
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 103
120% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.7
218% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 64%
WD Elements 1TB
241GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 63 63 62 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 38.3
Write 37.6
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 61.9
56% 40.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
59% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
25.2% Poor
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 8 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8.4
22% 7.7 GB/s
Latency 86.6
46% 86.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M/USB3 Builds (Compare 9,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $177
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