MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-4770K-$440
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 434
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 653
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$805
Nvidia(10DE 120F) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 499
Parallax 539
156% 515 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 506
Splatting 280
137% 349 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 157%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$187
185GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 341
Mixed 342
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 25.1
138% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 21.3
86% 194 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94%
Great: 97%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
434GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 175
Mixed 163
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.77
4K Write 3.93
4K Mixed 0.35
185% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 23
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,052
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