Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$57
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 66.9
SC Mixed 68
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 242
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 330
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics
Asus(1043 8388) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.8
Parallax 0.9
0% 2.07 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 2.6
1% 1.6 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 107
Write 106
Mixed 94.9
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.22
52% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 7.6
27% 9.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 38%
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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 1,312 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: 65% - Good Total price: $277
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