MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 57.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics51.1% 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 Drive63.6% 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)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 29 '21 at 07:56
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.9% Above average
Memory 78.2
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 110
53% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 280
32% 244 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 57.9%
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: 20.10.35.02
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Lighting 65.7
Reflection 74.4
Parallax 87.4
53% 75.8 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 59.9
Splatting 45
49% 56.1 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
912GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 260 259 259 261 253 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 330
Write 301
Mixed 288
SusWrite 258
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 26.5
80% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 121
114% 178 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
861GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 105 105 103 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 94.1
Write 100
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 104
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.8%
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
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 26
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 4.9
17% 6.03 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.8%
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
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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