MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50% 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 Drive60.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7736
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit Farben, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '21 at 07:18
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 602
62% 489 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.3%
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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
50% Average
Lighting 63.2
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 85
51% 74 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 45
49% 56.2 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
929GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 221 222 220 218 217 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 334
Write 296
Mixed 284
SusWrite 220
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 29.5
94% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 140
96% 112 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
861GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 99 101 104 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 101
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.1%
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 potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.5% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 25
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 7.4
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.5%
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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