Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

Gaming 15%
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.15% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive29.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L LE  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121207
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 09 '17 at 18:27
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Athlon II X4 640-$230
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.2% Average
SC Int 74
SC Float 44.4
SC Mixed 55.2
46% 57.9 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 217
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 175
MC Mixed 214
34% 223 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
8.15% Terrible
Lighting 27.7
Reflection 23.8
Parallax 22.8
8% 24.8 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 19.6
Splatting 21.1
8% 19.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.15%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$206
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.6% Poor
Read 203
Write 139
Mixed 102
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 5.77
40% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 15.2
DQ Write 53.4
DQ Mixed 6.84
13% 25.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 94%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB
62GB free
Firmware: 0302
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 27.8
Write 27.7
Mixed 27
21% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.16
38% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
30% Poor
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 11.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.4
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 30%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L LE Builds (Compare 1,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $230
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