Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics92.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '20 at 20:17
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 45%

 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 Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
61.9% Good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 118
56% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 383
38% 301 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4575
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
92.6% Outstanding
Lighting 70
Reflection 113
Parallax 189
57% 124 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 176
Splatting 118
135% 138 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 172 175 189 188 191 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.4% Average
Read 199
Write 47.8
Mixed 160
SusWrite 178
33% 146 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 24.8
86% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 56.4
DQ Mixed 21.7
22% 34.5 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 130%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$53
918GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 191 177 194 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 191
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 185
105% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Seagate M3 1TB
233GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 26 25 27 27 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 26.3
Write 27.3
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 26
35% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15.6
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A78L-M LX3 Builds (Compare 5,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $427
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