MSI 890FXA-GD70 (MS-7640)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7640
MotherboardMSI 890FXA-GD70 (MS-7640)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20101020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 19 '19 at 19:02
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
41.9% Average
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 121
43% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 337
37% 287 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 49%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD7502AAEX-00Y9A0 750GB
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 57 49 32 28 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 72
Write 53.1
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 41
39% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
33.1% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 12.6
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 9.1
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 890FXA-GD70 (MS-7640) Builds (Compare 705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: MSI 890FXA-GD70 (MS-7640) - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $1,029
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