MSI X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.8% 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 Drive61% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 13:36
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User KHM-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-4820K-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 381
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 522
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 45.9
Parallax 66.8
21% 60.9 fps
MRender 54.5
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 40.4
24% 54.7 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
215GB free
Firmware: 5.24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 517
Write 277
Mixed 370
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 19.9
102% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 82.7
88% 147 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 85%
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
215GB free
Firmware: 5.24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 506
Write 252
Mixed 369
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 18.9
96% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 81.3
86% 143 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 85%
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
61% Good
Read 504
Write 117
Mixed 183
58% 268 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 17.9
95% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 43.6
56% 98.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61%
Great: 83%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$20
15GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 29.4
Write 25.7
Mixed 19.1
30% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.82
109% 3.38 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 39.2
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
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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 686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,138
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