Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:32
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8300-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
51.2% Above average
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 68.2
SC Mixed 72.9
59% 73.4 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 245
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 362
MC Mixed 418
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 98.5
26% 85.9 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 72.2
Splatting 79.2
30% 71.8 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 105
Write 111
Mixed 94.4
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.29
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
34% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.9
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 77.7
52% 77.7 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A78L-M LX/BR Builds (Compare 1,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $280
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