Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 41.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive34.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140911
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:42
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.6% Average
SC Int 57.3
SC Float 54
SC Mixed 55.5
44% 55.6 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 202
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 373
54% 359 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1291 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 181
Reflection 174
Parallax 249
64% 201 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 184
Splatting 126
65% 149 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$85
40GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
34.9% Below average
Read 249
Write 127
Mixed 87.6
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 4.84
47% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 20.5
34% 66.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 70%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 190
Mixed 163
133% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.24
104% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.8
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 51%
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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 LX PLUS Builds (Compare 1,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $382
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