MSI A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 35.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics13.7% 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 Drive22.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A36
MotherboardMSI A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36)  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180403
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 12:14
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A8-9600 APU (2016 D.BR)
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
35.4% Below average
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 128
46% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 224
24% 188 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3767) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Lighting 55.9
Reflection 38.7
Parallax 56.5
15% 50.4 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 54.7
Splatting 0.3
14% 25.1 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 120GB-$25
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 126 3.5 28 31 17 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 296
Write 211
Mixed 317
SusWrite 65.7
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.2
25% 6.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 91%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$49
233GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 142 150 129 142 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 130
Write 107
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 140
70% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 78.C1GMM.DFW0C 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.2% Poor
MC Read 11
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 8.9
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 7.5
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36) Builds (Compare 3,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $267
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