MSI Z68MA-G45 (MS-7676)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 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.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7676
MotherboardMSI Z68MA-G45 (MS-7676)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130109
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 10:06
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-2500K-$246
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 431
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 432
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
50.8% Above average
Lighting 139
Reflection 109
Parallax 179
47% 142 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 156
Splatting 89.9
53% 122 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$230
449GB free
Firmware: M3CR Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
79% Very good
Read 270
Write 212
Mixed 218
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 43.6
151% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 85.4
91% 153 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79%
Great: 108%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
10GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.8% Good
Read 264
Write 181
Mixed 170
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 24.3
128% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 63.9
76% 133 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68MA-G45 (MS-7676) Builds (Compare 47 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z68MA-G45 (MS-7676)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $444
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