Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 38.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics50.7% 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 Drive48.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 LX3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 16:16
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
38.8% Below average
1-Core 58.8
2-Core 130
44% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 312
34% 265 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$148
CLim: 1260 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 166
Parallax 270
52% 208 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 184
Splatting 124
48% 149 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 131 28 26 28 25 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.6% Average
Read 223
Write 189
Mixed 172
SusWrite 64.7
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 30.7
108% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 43.7
35% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 109%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 141 139 140 139 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 123
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 139
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 86%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$12
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 21 21 20 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 23.3
Write 19.7
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 19.9
29% 21.3 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 2.4
184% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
50% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 18.6
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.2
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 50%
Great: 59%
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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 LX3 Builds (Compare 8,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $414
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