While both the MSI E350N-USB3.0 and Sapphire's Pure Fusion Mini E350 use AMD's Fusion technology, the MSI board uses standard 240-DIMM DDR3 memory modules rated up to 1333MHz Sapphire's board on the other hand uses SO-DIMM modules but only it supports up to 1066MHz modules, but regardless of which type of memory is used the APU architecture only supports single channel memory.

CPU Rendering performance


Cinebench R10 – (Seconds: quicker is better)


Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 - 391

MSI E350N-USB3 - 410


Cinebench R11 Index - (Index score. Higher is better)



Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 - 0.61

MSI E350N-USB3 - 0.62

Video encoding


x264 v2.0 (Frames per second. Higher is better)


Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 - 3.46

MSI E350N-USB3 - 3.78 


x264 v3.0 (Frames per second. Higher is better)

Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 - 3.1



MSI E350N-USB3 - 3.2



Integrated graphics performance

Just Cause 2 (Average frames per second. Higher is better)

Concrete Jungle map 1280 x720 2xAA

Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 - 7.34


MSI E350N-USB3 - 5.87

Efficiency

Power Consumption (Watts. Lower is better)


Metered at wall socket. Peak metered during run of Cinebench R11



Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350 Idle - 28w / Peak - 37w


MSI E350N-USB3 Idle - 29w / Peak - 42w