MSI X58A-GD45 (MS-7522)

Performance Results

Gaming 19%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive53.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
SystemMSI MS-7522
MotherboardMSI X58A-GD45 (MS-7522)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20101116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '16 at 09:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-920-$169
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.9% Good
SC Int 87.1
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 89.4
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 307
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 460
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 275-$250
EVGA(3842 1171) 896MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 26.1
Parallax 19.7
10% 29.1 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 33
Splatting 16.6
10% 23.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
6GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 369
Write 162
Mixed 173
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 15
74% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 54.6
67% 121 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 93%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$95
562GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 94.1
Write 92.9
Mixed 63.7
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.36
102% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 6 slots used
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X58A-GD45 (MS-7522) Builds (Compare 134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI X58A-GD45 (MS-7522)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $770
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