Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 41.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics43.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive18.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateMay 02 '19 at 11:08
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-4100-$110
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
41.1% Average
SC Int 57.6
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 64.7
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 201
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 171
MC Mixed 199
29% 191 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Gigabyte(1458 254C) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 191
48% 136 fps
MRender 63.9
Gravity 126
Splatting 90.1
40% 93.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 41 42 37 36 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
18.6% Very poor
Read 154
Write 85
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 53
20% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 6.8
28% 9.87 MB/s
DQ Read 11
DQ Write 14.5
DQ Mixed 10
8% 11.8 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 79%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
466GB free
Firmware: SS16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 103
Write 102
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 106
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
27.5% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.6
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 27.5%
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 LX3 Builds (Compare 7,570 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 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $382
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