MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141020
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJan 26 '21 at 20:39
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A6-6400K APU-$81
P0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
44% Average
Memory 67.2
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 122
52% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 125
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8470D
MSI(1462 7721) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
2.9% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 4.9
Parallax 3.6
3% 4.1 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 3.2
Splatting 3.6
3% 3.63 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.9%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$30
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 134 145 156 151 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 166
Write 169
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 141
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
112% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 88%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G4M1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
27.4% Poor
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 5.1
MC Mixed 9.5
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A78M-E35 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721) - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $415
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