MSI A78M-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 48%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.3% 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)
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 (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E45 V2 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150215
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 11:00
Run Duration276 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 Athlon II X4 860K-$72
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
48% Average
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 66.7
SC Mixed 68.6
55% 69 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 245
55% 240 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 248
36% 236 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3033) 2GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 157
42% 125 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 102
Splatting 96.9
38% 88.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 124%
Toshiba MK6465GSX 640GB
559GB free
Firmware: GJ00 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 43.4
Write 85.6
Mixed 50.6
45% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
40% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 16.4
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 9.7
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 92.2
43% 92.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-E45 V2 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A78M-E45 V2 (MS-7721)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $172
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