MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7752
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:27
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-3570K-$331
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 447
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 455
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$600
CLim: 1020 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 148
Parallax 336
84% 240 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 231
Splatting 168
75% 173 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
74GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
56.7% Above average
Read 267
Write 110
Mixed 171
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 19
111% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 40.2
61% 117 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$145
5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 171
Mixed 151
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.23
118% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$145
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.29
120% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 20.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 74%
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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 107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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: 78% - Very good Total price: $927
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