MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 41.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.89% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive54.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime12.4 Days
Run DateMay 12 '19 at 13:54
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A10-7850K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$157
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
41.2% Average
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 133
43% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 241
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 Graphics
MSI(1462 7900) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
6.89% Terrible
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 21.6
Parallax 35.2
7% 27.2 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 26.3
Splatting 21.5
7% 21.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.89%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 76 54 20 72 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 385
Write 212
Mixed 233
SusWrite 60.5
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 18.9
87% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 119
112% 176 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
823GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 187 193 193 190 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 150
Mixed 90.2
SusWrite 190
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 16
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.9
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 92.7
43% 92.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 62%
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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 972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $336
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