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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 8 years and 1 month 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.
Run History
9 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:57
Run Duration746 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-3930K-$380
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 364
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 787
MC Float 810
MC Mixed 811
120% 803 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2382) 1GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 368.39
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
23.3% Poor
Lighting 64.6
Reflection 65.4
Parallax 61.7
20% 63.9 fps
MRender 60.9
Gravity 68
Splatting 54
26% 61 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
139GB free
Firmware: 2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 510
Mixed 495
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 42
163% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 118
154% 277 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$80
798GB free
Firmware: 0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 137
Mixed 115
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 83%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
272GB free
Firmware: 0002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 64.2
Write 60.7
Mixed 63
47% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.34
84% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 58%
Hitachi HDT72502 250GB
132GB free
Firmware: A52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile)
8.4% Terrible
Read 27.9
Write 1.1
Mixed 1.34
7% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.22
57% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 8.4%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 20
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 61%
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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 233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760) - $342

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,304
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