MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 48.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.49% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141212
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 02:10
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 A8-7600 APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
48.1% Average
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 68.8
55% 68.8 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 248
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 224
34% 228 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 Graphics
MSI(1462 7900) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
7.49% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 30.8
8% 24.4 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 20.4
Splatting 18.7
7% 17.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.49%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
677GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 151
Mixed 157
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.26
115% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
24.9% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 8.2
24% 8.43 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 7.4
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 48%
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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 717 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $371
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