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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A36
MotherboardMSI A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 08 '20 at 21:47
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Memory 83
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 178
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 544
54% 432 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52% Above average
Lighting 201
Reflection 180
Parallax 204
53% 195 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 190
Splatting 152
52% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 15 29 127 16 24 MB/s
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.7% Average
Read 250
Write 95
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 63.8
27% 123 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 17.9
53% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 116
118% 191 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
132GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 143 144 142 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 190
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 142
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C15K4 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 24.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88%
Great: 102%

 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 1,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $273
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