MSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 56.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive61.7% 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 (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A78M-E35 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '21 at 03:30
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X4 860K-$85
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
56.4% Above average
Memory 70.9
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 128
55% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 236
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.2% Below average
Lighting 42.5
Reflection 47.6
Parallax 56.4
34% 48.8 fps
MRender 46.1
Gravity 41.4
Splatting 33.4
34% 40.3 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 93 90 94 93 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 261
Write 268
Mixed 315
SusWrite 100
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 34.9
114% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 175
141% 200 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
912GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 138 137 145 149 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 159
Write 115
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 143
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
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 potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.7% Below average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 16.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 9.2
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 99.2
40% 99.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 67%

 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 869 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: 46% - Average Total price: $419
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