Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.56% 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 Drive42.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:48
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X4 640-$230
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Memory 69.7
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 109
49% 78.1 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 199
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 3666) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 5.3
Parallax 7.4
6% 6.53 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 6.9
6% 6.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 147 47 43 38 39 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.6% Average
Read 208
Write 183
Mixed 183
SusWrite 77.7
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 24.7
88% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 38.6
32% 45.8 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$45
118GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 108 104 108 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 110
Write 111
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 102
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 70%
Maxtor STM3250820AS 250GB
73GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 76 73 76 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 74.7
Write 39.3
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 73.5
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 44%
Generic External 1TB
831GB free, PID 1240
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 15 15 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Read 23.8
Write 16.3
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 15
25% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
85% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 23%
Maxtor OneTouch III 300GB
13GB free, PID 7201
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 15 14 15 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
9.38% Terrible
Read 20.7
Write 13
Mixed 17
SusWrite 14.5
21% 16.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
57% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.38%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
28.9% Poor
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.8
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 6.3
16% 5.6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX V2 Builds (Compare 883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $110
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