Asus M5A78L-M LX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive23.7% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 18:34
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8300-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
45.6% Average
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 137
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 404
40% 320 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
PNY(196E 1138) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Lighting 127
Reflection 107
Parallax 119
33% 118 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 114
Splatting 76.9
31% 90.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 84 91 92 94 91 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
23.7% Poor
Read 151
Write 91.7
Mixed 73
SusWrite 88.2
22% 101 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 9.9
38% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 9.6
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 11.9
9% 12.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 93%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$39
310GB free
Firmware: AX1R4F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 93 93 95 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 90.9
59% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$40
441GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 83 83 85 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 111
Write 113
Mixed 55
SusWrite 83
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 70%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
423GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 23 24 25 24 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
15.5% Very poor
Read 21.3
Write 22.3
Mixed 21
SusWrite 24
31% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 15
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 87%
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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 Builds (Compare 2,722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $217
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