MSI Z68MA-G45 (B3) (MS-7676)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7676
MotherboardMSI Z68MA-G45 (B3) (MS-7676)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110624
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:21
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-2400-$105
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 94.1
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 364
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 357
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 368.25
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 110
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 504
78% 218 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 447
Splatting 19
118% 246 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$215
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 425
Write 327
Mixed 346
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 22.8
109% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 20.9
28% 49.8 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
575GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 186
Mixed 106
110% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.24
78% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 157
Write 145
Mixed 7.22
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.08
62% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$25
143GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 58.1
Write 51
Mixed 17.2
31% 42.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.32
81% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.1% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68MA-G45 (B3) (MS-7676) Builds (Compare 61 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z68MA-G45 (B3) (MS-7676)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $505
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