Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.5% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 8 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
16 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M/USB3  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 21 '17 at 09:08
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-8320-$89
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 74
SC Float 66.6
SC Mixed 71.7
57% 70.8 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 250
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 439
64% 424 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
MSI(1462 2130) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
1.5% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 5.3
1% 4.93 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 4.7
2% 3.93 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.5%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$130
466GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
48% Average
Read 82.5
Write 84.7
Mixed 31.7
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.37
88% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48%
Great: 65%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$25
70GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 89.9
Write 62.7
Mixed 11.3
40% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
52% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate Portable 500GB
152GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
12% Very poor
Read 27.8
Write 27.4
Mixed 10.6
26% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.63
4K Mixed 0.29
33% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.2%
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 11,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 24%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $278
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