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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 70.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121018
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 08:28
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0 GHz, turbo 0 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
70.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 336
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 530
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 184
Parallax 205
66% 202 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 195
Splatting 132
70% 161 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
36GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 412
Mixed 419
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 43.2
159% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 86.8
97% 166 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$78
752GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 91.4
Mixed 93.9
71% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
231GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 166
Write 116
Mixed 146
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.17
70% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB
3 of 8 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 14
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 78%
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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 208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,409
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