MSI 890GXM-G65 (MS-7642)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.79% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive48.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7642
MotherboardMSI 890GXM-G65 (MS-7642)  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120112
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:14
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 Phenom II X4 955-$83
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
40.5% Average
SC Int 74
SC Float 45.3
SC Mixed 56
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 212
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 195
31% 206 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
7.79% Terrible
Lighting 26.6
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 21.9
8% 23.7 fps
MRender 17.7
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 19.8
8% 18.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.79%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$94
169GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 258
Write 242
Mixed 200
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 12.6
72% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 13.5
23% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 76%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 107
Write 97.5
Mixed 25.1
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 84%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
956GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 105
Write 95.9
Mixed 19.6
53% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.12
62% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$130
458GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 117
Write 106
Mixed 23.6
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.39
57% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
29.6% Poor
MC Read 12.2
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 10.7
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7.9
19% 6.63 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 29.6%
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 890GXM-G65 (MS-7642) Builds (Compare 266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 890GXM-G65 (MS-7642)

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