Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 48.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.37% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 19 '20 at 07:11
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
48.9% Average
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 141
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 364
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 51%
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)
0.37% Terrible
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 3.5
Parallax 0.7
0% 1.9 fps
MRender 1.8
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 2.7
0% 1.87 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.37%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 80 59 76 79 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 95.8
Write 39.5
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 72.8
44% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
123GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 80 63 77 79 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 90.1
Write 25
Mixed 62.4
SusWrite 74.1
47% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
146% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 70%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 500GB
126GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 25 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 23.4
Write 23.8
Mixed 18.6
SusWrite 24.5
31% 22.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 58%
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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 2,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

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