Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 52.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100226
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 12 '21 at 16:45
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X3 435-$160
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
Memory 77
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 106
51% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 161
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
Sapphire(174B E157) 512MB
Driver: aticfx32.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.89% Terrible
Lighting 1.2
Reflection 1.6
Parallax 1.6
1% 1.47 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 0.8
Splatting 1.9
1% 1.53 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.89%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$40
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 60 56 54 65 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 69
Write 74
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 58.3
46% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x2GB
1 of 2 slots used
2GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
24.9% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 8 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.2 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 28%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-MA78LMT-S2 Builds (Compare 260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $35
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