MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 38.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory19.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:51
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
38.8% Below average
SC Int 62.5
SC Float 41.5
SC Mixed 61.5
44% 55.2 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 188
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 193
29% 189 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 244
Reflection 311
Parallax 435
97% 330 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 385
Splatting 239
124% 284 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 112%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS12 11 240GB SSD 754
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 253 154 128 128 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 374
Write 296
Mixed 272
SusWrite 155
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 32.8
113% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 160
136% 198 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 86%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
13GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 123 116 145 134 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 139
Write 141
Mixed 110
SusWrite 129
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 184 187 189 189 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-17000CL9-4GBSR F3-2133C10-8GSR F3-17000CL9-4GBSR F3-2133C10-8GSR 24GB
1600, 1333, 1600, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
32.6% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 12.6
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 8.4
22% 7.57 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 33%
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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 592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $387
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