Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics17.5% 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory0.5 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-8300-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 73.8
SC Mixed 76.7
62% 78 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 291
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 498
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Lighting 49.9
Reflection 43.4
Parallax 79.8
19% 57.7 fps
MRender 28.9
Gravity 45.6
Splatting 43.1
17% 39.2 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 38 63 64 71 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 98.5
Write 108
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 59.3
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
82% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x2GB
1 of 2 slots used
2GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
28.8% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 8.7
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 29%
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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 4,682 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 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $362
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