Asus M5A78L LE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.8% 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)
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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L LE  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121207
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '18 at 19:08
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-8320-$90
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 73
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 283
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 269
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 434
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 102
33% 92.5 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 99
Splatting 73.7
36% 84.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 179
Mixed 163
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
497GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 151
Mixed 95.7
103% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
27.7% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 9.2
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A78L LE Builds (Compare 1,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L LE

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