MSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 1 month 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
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7758
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120619
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:40
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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-$392
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 379
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 523
77% 516 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
MSI(1462 2830) 2GB
CLim: 1319 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Lighting 28.6
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 41.4
10% 32.1 fps
MRender 13.1
Gravity 42.4
Splatting 23.8
12% 26.4 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$99
41GB free
Firmware: 501ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 78%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
483GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 99.8
Write 84.9
Mixed 13.4
48% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G43 (MS-7758) Builds (Compare 2,570 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-G43 (MS-7758) - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,213
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