Asus M5A78L-M LX3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation 19%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 30.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.12% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.2% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX3  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 12:29
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 Athlon II X3 450-$80
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
30.9% Below average
SC Int 77.2
SC Float 45.4
SC Mixed 53.3
47% 58.6 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 126
QC Mixed 143
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 128
MC Mixed 151
25% 164 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 400
Nvidia(10DE 0893) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.35
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
2.12% Terrible
Lighting 7.8
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 3.7
2% 6.03 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 5.4
Splatting 4.4
2% 5.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.12%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$47
57GB free
Firmware: Q0111A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 214
Write 125
Mixed 157
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 1.81
36% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 77.4
DQ Mixed 1.83
14% 31.2 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 10.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 55%
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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 3,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $56

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $336
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