MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive97% 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-7845
MotherboardMSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160217
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 18:48
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 234
88% 150 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 644
69% 537 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.5% Above average
Lighting 71.2
Reflection 75.9
Parallax 69.3
58% 72.1 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 67.4
57% 68.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 45 42 40 40 41 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 336
SusWrite 72.5
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 51.7
183% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 180
184% 298 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97%
Great: 107%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$55
125GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 73 71 72 73 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 131
Write 53.5
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 72.3
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 23
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,012
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