Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 44.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.4% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 10:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 B55
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
44.9% Average
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 47.6
SC Mixed 59.2
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 237
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 190
MC Mixed 237
38% 247 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Asus(1043 83BE) 1GB
CLim: 910 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 33.5
Reflection 33.6
Parallax 30
10% 32.4 fps
MRender 32.3
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 34.2
14% 33.6 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
273GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 87.9
Write 88.1
Mixed 86.1
66% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.22
58% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 320GB-$61
257GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 107
Write 92.9
Mixed 96.1
74% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.45
84% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
25.6% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 8 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 36%
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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 2,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $56

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $331
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