MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive42.3% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7752
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 17:58
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i7-3770-$296
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 335
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 496
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
MSI(1462 2845) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
37% Below average
Lighting 99.2
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 142
36% 108 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 115
Splatting 62.2
38% 86.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Goodram C100 120GB
54GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 500
Write 18.9
Mixed 33.1
39% 184 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 14.2
4K Mixed 9.78
51% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 27.4
51% 100 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 76%
WD Black 2.5" 500GB (2011)-$75
78GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 104
Write 103
Mixed 103
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.31
110% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
90GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 107
Write 92.2
Mixed 79.3
69% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.31
95% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1333EL Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
24.5% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 7.1
21% 7.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.9
22% 7.8 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752) Builds (Compare 128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $952
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