MSI P67A-GD65 (MS-7681)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7681
MotherboardMSI P67A-GD65 (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110302
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 21:43
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
55.2% Above average
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 181
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 352
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 308
Parallax 320
104% 326 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 317
Splatting 244
111% 258 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Maxtor 6V250F0 251GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VA111900
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 46 20 43 48 49 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 50.8
Write 61.3
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 40.1
35% 47 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 39%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$38
410GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 58 55 63 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 92.5
Write 44
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 62.7
48% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
759GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 58 55 63 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 169
Write 129
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 62.7
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
456GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 131 132 130 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 115
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 130
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.9
250% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52.2% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P67A-GD65 (MS-7681) Builds (Compare 1,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI P67A-GD65 (MS-7681)

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