Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 43.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.76% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 12 '19 at 23:48
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320E-$127
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
43.4% Average
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 122
45% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 390
40% 315 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
9.76% Terrible
Lighting 32.8
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 29.5
9% 31.9 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 34
Splatting 34.7
10% 33.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.76%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD161GJ 160GB-$25
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 20 45 62 56 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 20.9
Write 81.1
Mixed 26
SusWrite 45.1
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 58%
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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/BR Builds (Compare 2,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $122
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