MSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive71.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7640
MotherboardMSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130917
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 20:54
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67.3% Good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 145
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 400
42% 328 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 219 160 214 204 200 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 306
Write 279
Mixed 169
SusWrite 206
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 32.9
115% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 193
162% 235 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
765GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 193 189 194 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 178
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 193
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609ES2LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47.8% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) Builds (Compare 296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $851
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