Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
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 39.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics17.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 9 years 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 LX3  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:35
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 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-6300-$62
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
39.7% Below average
SC Int 63.3
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 63
51% 64.2 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 201
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 121
27% 180 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5850
Sapphire(174B E174) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 64.1
20% 54.2 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 49.1
Splatting 37.5
16% 36.8 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 94 93 83 77 72 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.4% Above average
Read 216
Write 195
Mixed 188
SusWrite 85.7
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 33.4
109% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 32.7
DQ Write 68.7
DQ Mixed 42.9
35% 48.1 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 124%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
118GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 136 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 134
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 135
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$32
46GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 94 83 77 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 52
SusWrite 86.6
62% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
31.9% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 11.1
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 6.9
16% 5.57 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 57%
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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 LX3 Builds (Compare 4,746 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $364
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