Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 48%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics32.5% 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 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 LX3  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:53
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$64
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
48% Average
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 74.2
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 236
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 238
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$176
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
32.5% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 93.9
30% 92.7 fps
MRender 77.2
Gravity 91.5
Splatting 70.4
34% 79.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
468GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 159
Write 108
Mixed 135
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
44.4% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 79%
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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 3,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $56

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $336
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