Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 21%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 44.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.8% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 19 '19 at 22:14
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4300-$70
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
44.6% Average
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 141
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
XFX(1682 7240) 1GB
CLim: 600 MHz, MLim: 667 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 19.7.5
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
3.8% Terrible
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 23
3% 14.7 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 15.1
Splatting 6.3
4% 9.27 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.8%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB-$45
634GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 49 87 101 102 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 103
Write 96.8
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 84.3
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
186% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 60%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 4.8 5.2 5.3 4.4 3.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 22.1
Write 15.3
Mixed 15.6
SusWrite 5.6
18% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.4
117% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.87 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 9
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 49%
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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 2,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation 20%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $132
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