Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics23% 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.
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 28 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime11.5 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:44
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$77
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 75.5
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 234
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 327
48% 316 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
23% Poor
Lighting 69.8
Reflection 45.9
Parallax 67.5
21% 61.1 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 71.4
Splatting 40.2
24% 55.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
182GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 121
Write 132
Mixed 101
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.14
58% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
43.2% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 14.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 56%
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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 2,348 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: 66% - Good Total price: $345
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