MSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 49.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics44.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive48.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160810
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:09
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 A10-7870K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$158
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
49.5% Average
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 70.2
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 254
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 257
37% 245 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
MSI(1462 2823) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
44.3% Average
Lighting 119
Reflection 101
Parallax 160
41% 126 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 132
Splatting 83
46% 107 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Pyro 120GB-$73
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 419
Write 77
Mixed 162
47% 220 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 12.5
80% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 70.8
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 8.3
28% 60.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
464GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 154
Mixed 153
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.27
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 112%
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 (1st percentile)
21.4% Poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 6.3
20% 6.97 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A88XM-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $198
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