Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
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 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 58.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.2% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '20 at 15:14
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 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 Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Memory 82.5
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 135
61% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 299
31% 243 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250E
XFX(1682 7251) 2GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 667 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
7.2% Terrible
Lighting 9.13
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 12.8
8% 10.8 fps
MRender 6.24
Gravity 9.47
Splatting 9
4% 8.23 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.2%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
701GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 103 120 125 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 170
Write 161
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 115
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX3 Builds (Compare 3,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $411
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