Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 61.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 24 '22 at 20:12
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD FX-6300-$47
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.3% Good
Memory 85.8
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 125
59% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 258
30% 232 Pts
64-Core 266
16% 266 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$143
PNY(196E 1325) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.6% Good
Lighting 92.6
Reflection 89.2
Parallax 75.4
76% 85.7 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 80
Splatting 69.4
58% 71.1 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$67
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 36 57 92 83 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 111
Write 54.9
Mixed 44
SusWrite 70.8
51% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45.7% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX3 Builds (Compare 1,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $281
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