Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 30.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.87% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120820
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:54
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.3% Below average
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 46.9
SC Mixed 59
48% 59.9 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 113
QC Mixed 123
32% 141 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 144
MC Mixed 193
30% 199 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Asus(1043 8400) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
4.87% Terrible
Lighting 13.9
Reflection 15.1
Parallax 13.3
4% 14.1 fps
MRender 13.8
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 8.1
5% 12.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.87%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB-$37
725GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 86.8
Mixed 22.6
49% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.33
85% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
22.2% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.67 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 4.7
12% 4.27 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 53%
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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 1,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $236
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