Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 41.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25% 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)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110901
Uptime26.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 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-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
41.7% Average
SC Int 65
SC Float 57.1
SC Mixed 54.4
47% 58.8 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 206
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 358
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
25% Poor
Lighting 76.9
Reflection 49.4
Parallax 71.8
23% 66 fps
MRender 57.5
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 43.2
26% 60 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
115GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
40.9% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.6
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.7
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 50%
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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 PLUS Builds (Compare 901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $346
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