MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 04 '18 at 20:52
Run Duration333 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$285
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 92.3
75% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 278
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 355
51% 342 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 199
Reflection 181
Parallax 36
43% 139 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
193GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.1% Good
Read 261
Write 247
Mixed 256
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 24.1
102% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 61.7
78% 137 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 168
Mixed 168
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.24
96% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 8GB
3GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
4.88% Terrible
Read 24.5
Write 4.35
Mixed 6.47
11% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.57
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.005
6% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.88%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 20.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 14.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751) Builds (Compare 293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING (MS-7751)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $822
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