MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 70.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics98.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140428
Uptime8 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 17:43
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$95
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 197
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 270
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 335
21% 335 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 130
Parallax 122
98% 124 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 126
Splatting 110
100% 116 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 410
Write 405
Mixed 338
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 33.5
114% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 252
219% 325 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
686GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 201 206 206 203 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 150
Mixed 83
SusWrite 202
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 5R 4G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 30% 60 541 443 144 27" 1920 1080 BNQ7F2B BenQ XL2720Z
Typical Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $987
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