MSI Z68A-GD80 (B3) (MS-7672)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive23.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7672
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD80 (B3) (MS-7672)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130109
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 28 '20 at 14:50
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770K-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 89.5
1-Core 102
2-Core 200
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 513
54% 422 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$34
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 68 66 60 39 9.4 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
23.6% Poor
Read 202
Write 174
Mixed 120
SusWrite 50.4
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 9.5
40% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 15.8
DQ Write 6.5
DQ Mixed 10.3
8% 10.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 56%
WD WD6400AACS-00G8B1 640GB
61GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 59 59 59 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 70.2
Write 63.5
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 58.9
45% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 50%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$42
44GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 68 67 60 40 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 81.8
Write 87.5
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 51.7
56% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 89%
WD WD20EURX 2TB-$48
297GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 66
SusWrite 58.9
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G 04CD F3-12800CL9-2GBXL 04CD F3-12800CL9-2GBXL KHX1866C10D3/4G 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.3% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 18.1
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD80 (B3) (MS-7672) Builds (Compare 18 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD80 (B3) (MS-7672)

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