MSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7758
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140307
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 12 '21 at 10:57
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3470-$163
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 86.7
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 186
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 366
49% 361 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.8% Poor
Lighting 32.5
Reflection 36.4
Parallax 42.9
26% 37.3 fps
MRender 30.3
Gravity 31.6
Splatting 24.6
25% 28.8 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$170
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 73 78 77 78 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 467
Write 415
Mixed 302
SusWrite 99.3
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 37.6
124% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 337
262% 359 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
879GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 200 200 200 200 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 116
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 199
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL9 Series 8502 1600 CL9 Series 8502 1866 CL9 Series 8502 1600 CL9 Series 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.4% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.3
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 70.7
56% 70.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $480
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