MSI A78-G41 PC Mate (MS-7793)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 28%
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 51.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.9% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7793
MotherboardMSI A78-G41 PC Mate (MS-7793)  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20141211
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:10
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 (2013 D.Ri)-$128
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.6% Above average
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 77.3
SC Mixed 73.2
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 264
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 226
MC Mixed 264
38% 254 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$94
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1950 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
26.9% Poor
Lighting 72.6
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 93.3
25% 81.8 fps
MRender 63.9
Gravity 61.7
Splatting 82.8
28% 69.5 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 28%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 2TB-$57
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 171 176 177 175 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 190
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 178
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
181% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 2132 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
31% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 6.1
MC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78-G41 PC Mate (MS-7793) Builds (Compare 91 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 25%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%

Motherboard: MSI A78-G41 PC Mate (MS-7793)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $277
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