MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.1% 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 Drive29.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7681
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 19:57
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 430
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 628
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 292
Parallax 300
95% 300 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 284
Splatting 218
101% 234 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
60GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32.3% Below average
Read 264
Write 110
Mixed 147
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 10.5
46% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 17
DQ Write 32.7
DQ Mixed 8.63
11% 19.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 82%
Intenso 128GB 128GB
31GB free
Firmware: O0213E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.7% Poor
Read 271
Write 113
Mixed 141
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 2.18
39% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 13.9
DQ Write 45.1
DQ Mixed 2.17
10% 20.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
390GB free
Firmware: CC35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 101
Write 87.3
Mixed 93.1
71% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.25
69% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
17GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
25.3% Poor
Read 40.3
Write 47.7
Mixed 42
33% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.31
74% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $778
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