MSI FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 32.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:02
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 A8-5600K APU-$112
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
32.9% Below average
SC Int 59.5
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 61.4
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 142
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 145
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 147
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 144
22% 143 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 365B) 2GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
4.1% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 13
Parallax 11.1
4% 12.3 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 7.1
6% 10.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.1%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
696GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 153
Mixed 141
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA1339.C16 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
20.3% Poor
MC Read 8.4
MC Write 4.1
MC Mixed 6.1
18% 6.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 7.3
19% 6.7 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 30%
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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 596 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $294
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