Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 39.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:04
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4300-$70
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.2% Below average
Memory 67.6
1-Core 24.2
2-Core 46.1
34% 46 Pts
4-Core 65.4
8-Core 68.9
9% 67.2 Pts
64-Core 82.4
6% 82.4 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.2% Below average
Lighting 88.2
Reflection 88.3
Parallax 103
23% 93 fps
MRender 83.4
Gravity 115
Splatting 77.8
32% 92.2 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 63 78 83 87 93 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32.8% Below average
Read 177
Write 173
Mixed 144
SusWrite 79.8
32% 144 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 21.1
60% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 31.5
26% 35.5 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 105 131 139 151 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 172
Write 138
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 136
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
929GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 66 80 82 87 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 180
Write 161
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 80.9
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
141% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 106%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
539GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 14 14 14 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 23.5
Write 21.5
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 14.5
27% 20.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 11%
Great: 45%
WDC WD64 00AAVS-00G9B1 640GB
455GB free, PID 0718
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 13 16 16 17 17 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
13.5% Very poor
Read 27.6
Write 27.6
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 16.1
32% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.5%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
26.6% Poor
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 10.8
27% 9.33 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 7.3
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX3 Builds (Compare 3,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $402
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