MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7681
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 10:35
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%
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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 i7-2600K-$129
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 596
62% 486 Pts
64-Core 594
40% 594 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 511.09
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 104
Parallax 105
89% 107 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 98.1
Splatting 83.7
81% 98.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 273 68 46 44 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 440
Write 420
Mixed 344
SusWrite 145
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 36.5
140% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 43.8
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 58.1
49% 68.3 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 126%
Corsair Force 3 60GB
49GB free
Firmware: 1.3.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 62 59 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 190
Write 64.6
Mixed 85
SusWrite 64.1
22% 101 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 24.8
89% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 80.6
DQ Write 69.6
DQ Mixed 73.7
56% 74.6 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 53%
WD WD8000AARS-00Y5B1 800GB
327GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 74 78 78 78 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 69.9
Write 74.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 74.9
46% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 56%
WD Elements 25A2 2TB
1TB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 65 65 73 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 144
Write 117
Mixed 78.1
SusWrite 69.8
130% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.3
171% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 18.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 19.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681) Builds (Compare 345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $549
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