MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

Performance Results

Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 63%
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics48.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.8% 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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7736
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '21 at 06:26
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930K-$399
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
57.3% Above average
Memory 68.7
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 124
52% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 398
41% 323 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PwrHis(1787 2343) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
48.6% Average
Lighting 63.1
Reflection 73.3
Parallax 88.2
51% 74.9 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 55.9
Splatting 44.9
46% 54.3 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
938GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 214 217 216 214 213 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 303
Write 278
Mixed 278
SusWrite 215
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 27.9
92% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 217
162% 217 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
862GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 105 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 99.7
Write 97.7
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 104
58% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 19.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 3.7
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 4.4
15% 5.4 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79A-GD65 (MS-7736) Builds (Compare 31 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
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Desktop 83%
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Workstation 61%

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,058
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