MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 49.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive47.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 18:04
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$73
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
49.5% Average
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 68.5
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 259
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 234
35% 233 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$39
65GB free
Firmware: SBFK Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.5% Average
Read 274
Write 205
Mixed 277
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 4.1
62% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 6.48
47% 108 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$27
421GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 125
Write 114
Mixed 110
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
160GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 89
Mixed 87.3
66% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G F3-10666CL9-4GBRL 12GB
1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
22% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.2
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 7.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 5.8
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $671
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