Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Gaming 26%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 46.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25.7% 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 Drive32.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:21
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-4300-$58
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
46.4% Average
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 76.1
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 221
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 225
33% 220 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Nvidia(10DE 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1559 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
25.7% Poor
Lighting 75.6
Reflection 52.2
Parallax 76.8
24% 68.2 fps
MRender 62.9
Gravity 78.7
Splatting 46.2
27% 62.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$38
72GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 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
32.7% Below average
Read 239
Write 127
Mixed 32.8
29% 133 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 5.18
44% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 16.3
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 0.04
20% 44.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 76%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$33
398GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 135
Write 108
Mixed 94.7
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.3
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 58%
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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 3,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $56

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $336
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