Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 38.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive12.8% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L LE  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121207
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 17:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
38.2% Below average
1-Core 64.8
2-Core 110
42% 87.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 284
31% 238 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 520
Nvidia(10DE 0915) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
1.76% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 6
Parallax 5.4
2% 5.93 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 3.8
2% 4.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.76%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 60 56 55 57 63 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
12.8% Very poor
Read 134
Write 37.1
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 58.9
13% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 7.6
10% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 86%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
110GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 58 56 59 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 92.6
Write 25.9
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 62.7
45% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
23.8% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 7
22% 7.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 6.8
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 18%
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 LE Builds (Compare 1,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 28%
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 26%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $270
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