MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics32.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive85.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 17:23
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-6800K APU (2013 D.Ri)-$79
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.1% Average
Memory 64.2
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 103
48% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 166
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.4.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 170
34% 127 fps
MRender 61.9
Gravity 126
Splatting 88.8
33% 92.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 356 369 358 358 343 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 440
Write 398
Mixed 280
SusWrite 355
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 33.7
113% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 130
130% 209 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
884GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 102 103 113 88 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 182
Write 136
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 99.3
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
28.8% Poor
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 10.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 8.3
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 86%

 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 278 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $537
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback