Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 42.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.14% 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.
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, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L LE  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:39
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User MUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 945
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
42.2% Average
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 44.6
SC Mixed 55.6
46% 58 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 224
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 220
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Asus(1043 85E7) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
5.14% Terrible
Lighting 15.1
Reflection 11.8
Parallax 15.7
5% 14.2 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.3
5% 13.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.14%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
695GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 139
Write 147
Mixed 142
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
88% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
32.8% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 11.8
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.3
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A78L LE Builds (Compare 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $237
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