Asus M5A78L-M LX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics30% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131105
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:50
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 Athlon II X4 645
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 56.8
SC Mixed 71
59% 74 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 286
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 282
45% 295 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6970
Sapphire(174B E284) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 66.1
Parallax 92.3
32% 89.2 fps
MRender 48.7
Gravity 82
Splatting 71.2
29% 67.3 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 30%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 71 69 80 87 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 76.1
63% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 14.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10.7
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 58%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $247
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