MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)

Performance Results

Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 66.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7752
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 20:41
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3350P-$165
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
66.1% Good
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 193
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 385
52% 384 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 228
Parallax 266
77% 263 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 244
Splatting 176
73% 225 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253X2512G 512GB
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 344 211 132 132 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 482
Write 445
Mixed 402
SusWrite 186
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 32.7
142% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 0.6
70% 164 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 100%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
293GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 123 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 128
Write 114
Mixed 68.6
SusWrite 123
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 23.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752) Builds (Compare 379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt (MS-7752)

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