Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics24.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 26 '19 at 01:09
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Athlon II X4 640-$230
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
37.8% Below average
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 111
39% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
Asus(1043 8585) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
24.7% Poor
Lighting 94.7
Reflection 78.2
Parallax 98.8
25% 90.6 fps
MRender 78.1
Gravity 86.3
Splatting 67
25% 77.1 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$45
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 53 54 68 75 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 69
Write 72.5
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 58.6
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 70%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
346GB free, PID 0100
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 24 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 24.6
Write 24.2
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 24.3
31% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
23.8% Poor
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 6.1
MC Mixed 7.5
22% 7.77 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 5.5
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 89.6
45% 89.6 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 46%
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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 V2 Builds (Compare 2,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $112
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