MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 34.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141020
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 18:53
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A8-6600K APU-$124
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.6% Below average
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 144
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 227
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8570D
MSI(1462 7721) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
3.32% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 16.1
3% 14.9 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 13
Splatting 12
3% 10.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.32%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$29
792GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 91 97 97 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 179
Write 158
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 92.6
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1600 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
23.2% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 4.3
MC Mixed 7.1
20% 7.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 8.1
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-E35 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 1,729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721) - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $369
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