MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.9% 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 Drive62.2% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7736
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 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 07:06
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th 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 (8th percentile)
67.6% Good
Memory 68.6
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 189
68% 119 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 575
59% 467 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PwrHis(1787 2343) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.9% Below average
Lighting 41
Reflection 22.6
Parallax 57.9
33% 40.5 fps
MRender 34.6
Gravity 57.9
Splatting 20.2
44% 37.6 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
929GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 217 218 217 218 207 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 306
Write 280
Mixed 273
SusWrite 215
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 26.4
87% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 214
160% 215 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
861GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 99 98 100 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 66.4
Write 94.5
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 98.5
51% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.4%
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 (20th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 18.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 4.6
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.1%
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
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

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