MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

Performance Results

Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 80%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.7% 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 Drive69% 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 (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7736
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 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 08:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 81.8
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 193
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 547
61% 470 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.1%
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)
49.7% Average
Lighting 62.6
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 84.7
51% 73.7 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 44.9
49% 56.1 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
931GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 218 226 228 211 228 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69% Good
Read 343
Write 304
Mixed 254
SusWrite 223
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 31.6
103% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 214
159% 212 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
861GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 97 96 97 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 95.2
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 96.1
57% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.6%
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 potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.5% Very good
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12.1
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.5%
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 68%
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Desktop 82%
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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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