Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.63% 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 Drive32.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A78L-M LX V2  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 30 '21 at 08:54
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User MDA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Memory 73.8
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 93.7
51% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 281
30% 231 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6770
Asus(1043 03FE) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
9.63% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 12.9
Parallax 11.9
11% 12.7 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 10.4
Splatting 9.3
8% 10.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.63%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 89 89 86 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 127
Write 71
Mixed 110
SusWrite 89.5
22% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 16.1
56% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 78.9
66% 95.5 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
144GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 94 101 102 101 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 100
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 16.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.1
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 92.8
43% 92.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 93%

 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 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $119
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