Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L LE  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '19 at 19:46
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 970
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64% Good
Memory 81.3
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 146
61% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 293
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.8% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 175
Parallax 210
52% 195 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 189
Splatting 132
53% 158 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$172
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 189 192 203 205 147 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.7% Average
Read 170
Write 176
Mixed 161
SusWrite 188
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 28.3
94% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 66.5
DQ Mixed 32.9
29% 41.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 95%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$55
787GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 90 91 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 80.7
Write 80.6
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 90.3
57% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.9% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 10.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.5
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L LE Builds (Compare 416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $272
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