MSI X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.9% 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 Drive76.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:00
Run Duration438 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
66.4% Good
SC Int 95
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 96.2
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 322
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 472
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 847A) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Lighting 99
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 122
33% 100 fps
MRender 87.2
Gravity 120
Splatting 77.9
41% 95.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$314
566GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 494
Write 342
Mixed 400
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 25.3
100% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 55.6
62% 107 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 134%
Hitachi HUS72403 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: A5F0
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 150
Write 158
Mixed 151
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.22
110% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 88%
WD Red Pro 6TB (2015)-$233
2TB free
Firmware: 0A83
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 109
Write 161
Mixed 127
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 3.71
4K Mixed 0.31
125% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 120%
Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2014)-$220
2TB free
Firmware: AN02
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 123
Mixed 142
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.19
87% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2014)-$220
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 113%
Toshiba MK1059GS 1TB
482GB free
Firmware: GU00 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 48%
Hitachi HDS72202 2TB
471GB free
Firmware: A3MA
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 67%
Hitachi HDS72202 2TB
380GB free
Firmware: A3EA
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 96.6
Write 97.4
Mixed 90.6
71% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 67%
USB DISK 3.0 16GB
12GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
7.69% Terrible
Read 26.5
Write 14.3
Mixed 12.7
20% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.71
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.2
18% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.69%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 33.4
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760) Builds (Compare 607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760) - $333

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,070
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