MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:35
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 91.4
SC Float 94.1
SC Mixed 92.3
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 359
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 358
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 201
63% 196 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 191
Splatting 130
68% 157 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
36GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 265
Write 201
Mixed 186
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 22.2
96% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 73.1
80% 134 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 78%
Ocz-vertex2 3.5 115GB
35GB free
Firmware: 1.37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 231
Write 48.9
Mixed 64.2
25% 115 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 8
60% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 71.4
DQ Write 56
DQ Mixed 25.2
29% 50.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 41%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$63
739GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 96.8
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.28
114% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 90%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
152GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 101
Write 110
Mixed 68.9
69% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.49
120% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
16GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 85.2
Write 73.8
Mixed 73.2
58% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.35
103% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
49.2% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.3
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 89%
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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 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)

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