MSI A78M-E45 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.4% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E45 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 10:40
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 A8-5600K APU-$170
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 77
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 71.5
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 232
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 230
33% 221 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
EVGA(3842 3069) 2GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 76.2
Reflection 64.6
Parallax 99.8
26% 80.2 fps
MRender 69.8
Gravity 89.7
Splatting 60.5
32% 73.3 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 164 162 169 164 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 143
Mixed 93
SusWrite 159
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 71%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-E45 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A78M-E45 (MS-7721) - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 138% - Outstanding Total price: $262
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $288Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $240Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback