MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics43% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '18 at 04:33
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 A10-7850K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$168
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
51.4% Above average
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 73.2
59% 73.2 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 263
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 295
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 261
39% 255 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
43% Average
Lighting 147
Reflection 119
Parallax 129
44% 132 fps
MRender 82.3
Gravity 127
Splatting 85.2
43% 98.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 492
Write 375
Mixed 397
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 18
103% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 17.8
50% 108 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 134%
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$67
112GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 494
Write 432
Mixed 442
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 17.7
104% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 65.2
85% 155 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 215
Write 114
Mixed 163
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.29
122% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 106%
WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB
149GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 56.9
Write 56.6
Mixed 55.7
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.46
112% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-14900CL10-8GBXL F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 16GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
38.4% Below average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 14.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 99
40% 99 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 54%
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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 589 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $365
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