Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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 39.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics14.6% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive68.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (85%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '20 at 18:44
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 85%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
39.2% Below average
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 130
45% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 219
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
Sapphire(174B E215) 1GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 77.2
15% 60.3 fps
MRender 30.8
Gravity 55.4
Splatting 47.6
15% 44.6 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 238GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 267 256 254 232 223 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 394
Write 252
Mixed 258
SusWrite 246
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 29.4
98% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 171
127% 169 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 11.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.3
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 48%
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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 V2 Builds (Compare 2,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $117
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