Asus M5A78L-M LE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.61% 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 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LE  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '22 at 17:22
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User BIH-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Memory 80.9
1-Core 63.3
2-Core 125
56% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 177
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 171
11% 171 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5600
PwrHis(1787 2300) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
7.61% Terrible
Lighting 9.9
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 10.2
8% 9.6 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 8.2
7% 8.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.61%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$27
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 75 60 46 73 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 75.1
Write 103
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 66.4
49% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$80
314GB free
Firmware: SD1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 85 85 84 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 22.2
Write 13.2
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 85.4
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 31%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LE Builds (Compare 93 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $133
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