MSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics28.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B38
MotherboardMSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:16
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 Ryzen 3 1200-$94
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
66.6% Good
SC Int 87.8
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 90.4 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 349
79% 351 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 347
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 265-$150
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Lighting 84
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 106
28% 89.1 fps
MRender 56
Gravity 66.6
Splatting 81
28% 67.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
444GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 159
Write 135
Mixed 111
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$88
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 95.9
42% 95.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.1%
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 A320M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38) Builds (Compare 378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $505
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