Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 42.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics37.6% 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 Drive27.8% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 20:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4100-$110
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42.2% Average
Memory 65.1
1-Core 35.8
2-Core 67.9
38% 56.3 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 166
17% 136 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3606) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 61.5
Parallax 54.4
34% 52.5 fps
MRender 56.6
Gravity 51.4
Splatting 41.2
42% 49.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte SSD 120GB-$35
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 181 79 78 88 50 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.8% Poor
Read 99.3
Write 108
Mixed 107
SusWrite 106
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 11.5
55% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 18.2
DQ Write 27.3
DQ Mixed 19.9
16% 21.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 87%
Toshiba MK2555GSX H 250GB
141GB free
Firmware: FG001Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 45 44 44 44 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 66.8
Write 65.7
Mixed 40.1
SusWrite 43.9
40% 54.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
22.9% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.87 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 6.5
15% 5.4 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX3 Builds (Compare 6,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $421
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