Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 65.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.4% 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 Drive45.2% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120820
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '21 at 11:05
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
65.1% Good
Memory 88
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 126
59% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 246
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
MSI(1462 2710) 1GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 14.9
Reflection 17.7
Parallax 23.4
12% 18.7 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 16.3
Splatting 12.8
13% 14.6 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 138 144 145 144 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 198
Write 161
Mixed 155
SusWrite 138
37% 163 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 26.8
85% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 30.2
27% 39.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
294GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 106 108 108 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 106
70% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 71%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
704GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 24 24 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 24.7
Write 24.6
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 24.3
33% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
98% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
34% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 12.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 34%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX PLUS Builds (Compare 1,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $324
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