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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics28.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive46.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 05:05
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$500
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 238
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 699
76% 587 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$400
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.6% Poor
Lighting 32.8
Reflection 38.3
Parallax 25.8
27% 32.3 fps
MRender 59.4
Gravity 96
Splatting 75.9
38% 77.1 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 90GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 61 66 67 60 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 139
Write 91.8
Mixed 122
SusWrite 64.5
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 28.6
106% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 102
78% 107 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$34
259GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 111 112 113 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 113
Write 111
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 112
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
193% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
415GB free
Firmware: HP35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 81 83 82 83 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 91.3
Write 95.2
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 82.5
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.1% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 25.8
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.9
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 127%

 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 165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,232
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