MSI Z68A-GD65 (MS-7681)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7681
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD65 (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:58
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-2700K-$298
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 429
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 623
MC Mixed 609
91% 605 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1556 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 197
Parallax 237
70% 219 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 206
Splatting 138
75% 174 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 476
Write 108
Mixed 187
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 10.4
77% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 44.3
45% 68.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
601GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 124
Mixed 131
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
61% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
121GB free
Firmware: CC9E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 140
Mixed 106
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.19
61% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CML8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CML8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 17.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD65 (MS-7681) Builds (Compare 109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD65 (MS-7681)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $553
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