Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 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-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130427
Uptime10.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '20 at 07:11
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Memory 82.2
1-Core 72
2-Core 131
60% 95 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 303
32% 251 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.2% Average
Lighting 146
Reflection 166
Parallax 182
38% 165 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 158
Splatting 146
46% 150 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 130
Write 50.2
Mixed 88.3
20% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 25.5
83% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 18.6
19% 30.8 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
38GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 97 99 101 99 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 86.2
Write 69.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 97.7
58% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
21GB free
Firmware: GR2OA320
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 67 69 72 72 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 61.5
Write 57.8
Mixed 26
SusWrite 68.7
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 14.2
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.2
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $200
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