MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.6% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120208
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:37
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-3820-$345
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 355
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 538
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
XFX(1682 3198) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
2.59% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 0.8
Parallax 1.2
0% 1.1 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 20.1
Splatting 6
4% 8.83 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 2.59%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$177
395GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 379
Write 338
Mixed 359
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 27.6
110% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 73.2
86% 151 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 105%
WD WD2502ABYS-18B7A0 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: 02.03B02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 114
Write 107
Mixed 96.1
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.45
123% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.8
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760) Builds (Compare 278 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760) - $342

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,194
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