MSI FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.13% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:00
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 A8-6600K APU-$92
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 257
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 222
MC Mixed 255
37% 245 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8570D
MSI(1462 7721) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
4.13% Terrible
Lighting 9.3
Reflection 16.2
Parallax 16.3
4% 13.9 fps
MRender 6.1
Gravity 13
Splatting 12.8
4% 10.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.13%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB
857GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 76.8
Mixed 18
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.36
56% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DCLT8GN128S 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
25.1% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 4.6
MC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 9
23% 8.2 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $290
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