Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 39.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive22.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 19:10
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
39.1% Below average
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 139
45% 98.1 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 273
32% 244 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$165
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 182
Reflection 178
Parallax 304
48% 221 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 200
Splatting 125
55% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 184 51 61 67 84 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
22.5% Poor
Read 199
Write 171
Mixed 185
SusWrite 93.1
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.5
33% 8.57 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$23
361GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 123 123 125 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 61
SusWrite 123
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
29.2% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8.7
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 9.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 50%
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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 9,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $414
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