MSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 42.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7900
MotherboardMSI A88X-G45 GAMING (MS-7900)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:23
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD A10-7700K APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
42.2% Average
SC Int 68.7
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 68.5
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 201
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 246
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 215
33% 220 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Zotac(19DA 1281) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 74.2
Reflection 62
Parallax 99.2
26% 78.5 fps
MRender 70.1
Gravity 86.8
Splatting 57.3
31% 71.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 417
Write 370
Mixed 378
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 15.2
78% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 67
76% 132 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 96%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
120GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 104
Mixed 98.8
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.59
147% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 13
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 8.8
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 62%
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 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 590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $365
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