Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics23.1% 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)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:34
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User MKD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$55
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 69.4
SC Mixed 75
60% 74.3 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 243
QC Mixed 269
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 366
54% 356 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Nvidia(10DE 105F) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 341.44
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Lighting 73.6
Reflection 47.2
Parallax 68.8
22% 63.2 fps
MRender 56.1
Gravity 66.2
Splatting 41.6
24% 54.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
42.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 14.9
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.1
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 50%
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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 LX3 Builds (Compare 5,270 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 LX3 - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $347
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