MSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 60.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7640
MotherboardMSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:46
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 FX-8350-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.4% Good
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 75.1
SC Mixed 79.8
65% 80.9 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 297
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 515
73% 484 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 204
64% 199 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 194
Splatting 135
69% 161 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 126
Write 129
Mixed 104
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.26
85% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
800, 667, 667 MHz
8192, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
31.8% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 8.8
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.5
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) Builds (Compare 873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $750
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