MSI K9N6PGM2-V2 (MS-7309)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 35.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics30.2% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7309
MotherboardMSI K9N6PGM2-V2 (MS-7309)  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100902
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 19:09
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 X4 640-$89
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
35.9% Below average
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 40.9
SC Mixed 54.7
43% 53.5 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 176
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 199
33% 217 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 265-$150
Asus(1043 3011) 2GB
MaxC: 925 MHz, MaxM: 1401 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Lighting 83
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 115
29% 91.6 fps
MRender 56.2
Gravity 66.2
Splatting 80.1
31% 67.5 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD2000JS-00MHB0 200GB
60GB free
Firmware: 10.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Read 48.8
Write 48.5
Mixed 48.6
37% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.31
67% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 34%
WD WD1200JD-00HBC0 120GB
26GB free
Firmware: 08.0 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 39.6
Write 42
Mixed 38.5
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.4
104% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GB
800, 800 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
27.2% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 7.9
22% 7.73 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.27 GB/s
Latency 44
91% 44 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical K9N6PGM2-V2 (MS-7309) Builds (Compare 117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI K9N6PGM2-V2 (MS-7309)

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