Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 45.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.35% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime13.1 Days
Run DateNov 29 '19 at 18:01
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.5% Average
1-Core 75
2-Core 136
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 313
36% 274 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.8
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.35% Terrible
Lighting 114
Reflection 108
Parallax 185
30% 136 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 1.35%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 24 38 7.3 49 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
24.8% Poor
Read 47.7
Write 37
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 38.5
32% 42.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 50%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$51
427GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 25 37 6.4 54 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 40
56% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$20
298GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 34 32 100 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 66
SusWrite 56.1
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
40.9% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 14
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 60%
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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 9,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $414
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