MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.9% 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 Drive109% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 14:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$406
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 414
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 418
63% 417 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 3609) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 124
34% 102 fps
MRender 89
Gravity 124
Splatting 80
42% 97.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$145
169GB free
Firmware: Z32040RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 503
Write 429
Mixed 31
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 6.01
83% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 3.49
58% 136 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 78%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
154GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 407
Mixed 260
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 46.9
172% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 112
117% 193 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
OCZ AGILITY 64GB
26GB free
Firmware: 1.3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 25% Great: 39%
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 (75th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 18.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) Builds (Compare 1,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,342
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HDDRAMUSB
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