MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:01
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-3770K-$422
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 342
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 550
81% 539 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gigabyte(1458 3670) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1634 MHz, MLim: 1927 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 204
Parallax 226
72% 223 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 220
Splatting 144
77% 179 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
461GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 158
Write 141
Mixed 143
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.14
79% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
50.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 55%
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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 983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,401
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