MSI 990FXA-GD65 (MS-7640)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 60%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7640
MotherboardMSI 990FXA-GD65 (MS-7640)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130923
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 16:18
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8150-$183
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60% Good
Memory 75.9
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 131
57% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 410
41% 324 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
3.55% Terrible
Lighting 4.3
Reflection 5.04
Parallax 3.5
4% 4.28 fps
MRender 5.81
Gravity 4.3
Splatting 3.43
3% 4.51 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.55%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1121A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 37 37 35 30 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 381
Write 304
Mixed 254
SusWrite 50.9
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 12.9
74% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 19.1
27% 47.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$39
349GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 95 95 95 95 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 95.7
Write 99
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 94.8
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$26
131GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 37 37 35 30 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 51.1
67% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend JM1600KLH-8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.4% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.1
21% 7.23 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 35%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 990FXA-GD65 (MS-7640) Builds (Compare 673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA-GD65 (MS-7640) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $533
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