Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 35.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.36% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX/BR  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170304
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateNov 03 '19 at 02:05
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Athlon II X4 630
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
35.2% Below average
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 103
36% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 206
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 38%
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 as expected (50th percentile)
0.36% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 0.7
0% 1.63 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.3
0% 1.7 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.36%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 78 59 53 54 51 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.7% Below average
Read 41.2
Write 162
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 73
19% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 29.3
82% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 30.9
29% 43.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$18
354GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 53 54 53 54 54 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 117
Write 112
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 52.3
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.5
203% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
164GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 53 54 53 54 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 53
Write 52.8
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 52.2
37% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 11.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 8
20% 7.03 GB/s
Latency 98.4
41% 98.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 57%
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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 2,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX/BR

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