MSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Gaming 28%
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 47.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics27.9% 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 Drive52.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160810
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:35
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 A10-7860K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$91
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
47.2% Average
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 70.5
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 240
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 206
31% 208 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Lighting 79.8
Reflection 78.1
Parallax 100
27% 86.1 fps
MRender 58.7
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 75.4
29% 68.4 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV400S37120G 120GB
33GB free
Firmware: 0C3J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 454
Write 196
Mixed 221
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 9.1
60% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 26.7
44% 88.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
477GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 112
Write 99.5
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.65
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
35.8% Below average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 15.3
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 8.2
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 98.5
41% 98.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: MSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $228
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