MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140211
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:25
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 A10-6800K APU-$128
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 79.3
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 76.7
61% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 234
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 249
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 235
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 181
Parallax 218
65% 202 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 194
Splatting 129
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$76
49GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 502
Write 382
Mixed 405
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 33.5
122% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 65.9
72% 123 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$47
48GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 88.5
Write 72.6
Mixed 72.9
59% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.36
87% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-17000CL11-4GBXL F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.4% Below average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 11.9
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 84.4
47% 84.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 74%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900) Builds (Compare 373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $503
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