Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 45.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.53% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 15:50
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-6300-$60
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
45.8% Average
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 64.4
52% 65.3 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 228
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 312
46% 304 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
XFX(1682 2470) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
9.53% Terrible
Lighting 33.9
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 26
10% 28.2 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 23.1
Splatting 29.2
10% 23 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.53%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
227GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 109 26 85 39 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 129
Write 168
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 65.7
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
25.2% Poor
MC Read 8.4
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 8
23% 8.13 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.1
19% 6.67 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 46%
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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-M LX PLUS Builds (Compare 2,060 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: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $202
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