Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 45.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.23% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:53
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$79
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
45.4% Average
SC Int 75
SC Float 64.4
SC Mixed 64.8
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 225
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 297
43% 288 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
PwrHis(1787 2309) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
6.23% Terrible
Lighting 20.1
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 22.2
6% 20.3 fps
MRender 10.2
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 12.3
6% 13.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.23%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
741GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 167
Mixed 126
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.29
94% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$119
603GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 95
Mixed 89.7
70% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.42
109% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 9.6
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39%
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 LX/BR Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $144
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