MSI 790FX-GD70(MS-7577)

Performance Results

Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 46.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics20.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive10.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMICRO-STAR MS-7577
MotherboardMSI 790FX-GD70(MS-7577)  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '21 at 22:49
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 945
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
46.2% Average
Memory 80.9
1-Core 43.8
2-Core 73.2
46% 66 Pts
4-Core 65.5
8-Core 129
12% 97.2 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
PNY(196E 086A) 1.5GB
CLim: 772 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 347.88
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
20.4% Poor
Lighting 26.2
Reflection 46.6
Parallax 30.5
21% 34.4 fps
MRender 36.7
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 29.5
20% 29.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD easystore 480GB
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EG430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 36 62 39 40 12 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
10.6% Very poor
Read 128
Write 90.4
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 41.5
20% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 3.7
9% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
330GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 45 69 42 56 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 76.7
Write 70.4
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 48.8
45% 60.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
30% Poor
MC Read 13
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 10.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 7.4
17% 5.97 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 30%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 5 2 60 24" 1280 720 ACI24E1 VG248
Typical 790FX-GD70(MS-7577) Builds (Compare 335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70(MS-7577)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $254
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