Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (51st 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 970
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 94.6
SC Float 57.7
SC Mixed 72.4
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 268
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 296
46% 301 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 175
Parallax 210
63% 195 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 189
Splatting 132
68% 158 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 189 192 203 205 147 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd 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: 59%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 96%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$150
787GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 90 91 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th 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: 25%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
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: 28%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L LE Builds (Compare 1,463 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 LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $220
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