Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 39.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 95% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170304
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:47
Run Duration72 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-6300-$53
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
39.2% Below average
SC Int 60
SC Float 49.9
SC Mixed 55.2
44% 55 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 200
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 220
36% 238 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
672GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 151
Mixed 160
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.25
88% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
27.6% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.6
25% 8.87 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7.4
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 37%
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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 1,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $273
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