MSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.8% 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 Drive80.8% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7758
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:58
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-3570
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 418
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 427
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
MSI(1462 3235) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 283
Parallax 318
97% 304 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 292
Splatting 207
100% 231 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
179GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 507
Write 406
Mixed 415
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 19.7
114% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.9
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 20.3
24% 40.9 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 116%
Seagate Expansion Desk 1.5TB
70GB free
Firmware: 9401
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.6% Poor
Read 39.6
Write 41.9
Mixed 39
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.3
102% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$45
46GB free
Firmware: CC67 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 194
Mixed 154
137% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.61
4K Write 5.13
4K Mixed 1.23
298% 2.65 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 114%
Great: 69%
MB0500EBZQA 500GB
46GB free
Firmware: HPG1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7202 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 182
Mixed 169
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 1.72
4K Write 4.93
4K Mixed 0.97
271% 2.54 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 111%
Great: 84%
MB0500EBNCR 500GB
46GB free
Firmware: HPG2 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 188
Mixed 146
133% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.21
4K Mixed 1.2
278% 2.34 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 112%
Great: 78%
Toshiba StorE HDD 1TB
35GB free, PID 0b15
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 36.3
Write 37.3
Mixed 32.9
46% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.34
78% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 029E CM3X2G1600C9B6 029E CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 029E CM3X2G1600C9B6 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G41 (MS-7758) Builds (Compare 821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758) - $232

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $974
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