Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 47.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics43.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive27.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
47.1% Average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 50.3
SC Mixed 62.1
52% 64.2 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 249
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 202
MC Mixed 251
40% 263 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 120
Parallax 134
44% 133 fps
MRender 87.9
Gravity 126
Splatting 88
44% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 60GB
30GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
27.1% Poor
Read 143
Write 53
Mixed 76.1
20% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 8.17
57% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 58.1
DQ Mixed 10
16% 29.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 41%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
85GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 101
107% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
32.7% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 11.4
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 8.1
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.7%
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 2,121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $56

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $354
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