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

Performance Results

Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 63%
Workstation 23%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 55.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics54.3% 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 Drive42.5% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A36
MotherboardMSI A320M PRO-VD/S (MS-7A36)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191129
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateOct 17 '20 at 12:34
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 way above expectations (93rd percentile)
55.2% Above average
Memory 72
1-Core 65.6
2-Core 125
54% 87.6 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 168
29% 202 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$749
ASRock(1849 5119) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.3% Above average
Lighting 65.1
Reflection 52.7
Parallax 102
53% 73.2 fps
MRender 51.9
Gravity 72.9
Splatting 70.7
56% 65.1 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
V-gen10sm19ar240sdk 240GB 240GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0413A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 91 58 50 47 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 389
Write 335
Mixed 134
SusWrite 97.7
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 25
4K Mixed 4.9
45% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 15.7
58% 129 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
1TB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 151 155 154 154 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80% Very good
Read 124
Write 116
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 154
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
31.7% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 12.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 4.2
SC Mixed 7.8
17% 6.1 GB/s
Latency 96.8
41% 96.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 105%

 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 2,145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 24%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 19%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $294
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