MSI Z68A-G45 (G3) (MS-7750)

Performance Results

Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 51%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 60.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7750
MotherboardMSI Z68A-G45 (G3) (MS-7750)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130109
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:37
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-2310-$151
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
60.1% Good
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 82.5
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 312
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 314
47% 313 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$213
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
43.1% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 119
Parallax 130
42% 131 fps
MRender 87.9
Gravity 123
Splatting 84
45% 98.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$103
15GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 377
Write 261
Mixed 264
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 16.1
93% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 17.1
22% 39.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 93%
Maxtor STM3250824AS 250GB
162GB free
Firmware: 3.AAJ Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
29.2% Poor
Read 57.2
Write 44.5
Mixed 51.5
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.32
74% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 16
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-G45 (G3) (MS-7750) Builds (Compare 65 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 64%
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-G45 (G3) (MS-7750)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $769
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