MSI Z68MA-G45 (G3) (MS-7676)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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. 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 66%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.7% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7676
MotherboardMSI Z68MA-G45 (G3) (MS-7676)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130109
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 17:41
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
66% Good
1-Core 102
2-Core 213
73% 157 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 530
56% 440 Pts
64-Core 531
36% 531 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Desktop 1.15 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 2111) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
2.51% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 14.4
Parallax 9.3
3% 12.2 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.7
2% 12.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.51%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$228
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 429 434 419 420 422 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 419
Mixed 380
SusWrite 425
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 34.3
121% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 202
190% 296 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.9
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 63%
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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 (G3) (MS-7676) Builds (Compare 46 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI Z68MA-G45 (G3) (MS-7676)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $387
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