MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 71%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 57%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7760
MotherboardMSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:06
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4930K-$600
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 389
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 751
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 766
114% 759 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 3628) 3GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 182
Parallax 288
76% 230 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 241
Splatting 122
78% 177 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$55
493GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 121
Write 158
Mixed 119
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 4.59
4K Mixed 0.62
173% 1.89 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 37.4
110% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760) Builds (Compare 302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 55%

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) (MS-7760) - $342

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,668
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