Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 39.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics25.8% 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.
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 (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:46
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$59
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
39.7% Below average
SC Int 73
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 64.7
54% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 183
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 252
MC Mixed 263
40% 263 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
PwrHis(1787 2339) 2GB
CLim: 1130 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 69.1
Reflection 78.3
Parallax 96.6
24% 81.3 fps
MRender 55.6
Gravity 64.3
Splatting 73.4
27% 64.4 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$25
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 138
Write 145
Mixed 83.3
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.13
53% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 102%
Maxtor STM380211AS 80GB
6GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Read 47.6
Write 52.8
Mixed 51.3
38% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.35
74% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
33.4% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.4
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 8.5
23% 7.9 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 51%
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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/BR Builds (Compare 1,284 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 LX/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $279
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