MSI Z77A-GD55 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD55 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121010
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:30
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-3570K-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 96
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 292
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 350
52% 351 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
MSI(1462 2871) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 73.7
Reflection 57.7
Parallax 96.1
25% 75.8 fps
Splatting 56
18% 56 fps
Poor: 26% Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 391
Write 50.2
Mixed 65.1
36% 169 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 9.64
81% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 57.9
DQ Mixed 25.9
57% 125 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
160GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 69.4
Write 109
Mixed 22.5
49% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.27
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 70%
HGST HTS 541010A9E680 1TB
367GB free, PID 0237
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 31.6
Write 27.3
Mixed 29
37% 29.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
59% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-GD55 (MS-7751) Builds (Compare 1,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD55 (MS-7751)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $660
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