MSI X58A-GD65 (MS-7522)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
CPU throttled at 97% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7522
MotherboardMSI X58A-GD65 (MS-7522)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '18 at 00:01
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 97%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-950-$320
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.3% Above average
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 72.4
SC Mixed 70.9
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 256
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 365
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 180
Parallax 220
66% 203 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 193
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.1% Average
Read 222
Write 178
Mixed 177
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 19.8
83% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34.5
DQ Write 61.9
DQ Mixed 20.3
23% 38.9 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 146
Write 96.4
Mixed 83.7
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 176
Mixed 33.9
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
726GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 139
Write 98.7
Mixed 73.7
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.25
76% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 6 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
36.4% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X58A-GD65 (MS-7522) Builds (Compare 181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI X58A-GD65 (MS-7522)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $615
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