MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 49.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.4% 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 Drive86.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:49
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 860K-$60
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.4% Average
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 68.9
SC Mixed 71.5
57% 71.6 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 252
57% 249 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 235
35% 230 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Lighting 94.4
Reflection 78.4
Parallax 105
30% 92.5 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 90.6
36% 84.2 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
106GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 475
Write 374
Mixed 398
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 36.6
138% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 52.7
38% 48.9 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
760GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 163
Mixed 158
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.37
147% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2132 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 17.7
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.4
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42%
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 A78M-E35 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721) - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $324
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