MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics15.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive58.9% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 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.
Very high background CPU (83%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 07 '16 at 15:10
Run Duration380 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 83%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 i5-3450-$200
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
47.6% Average
SC Int 48.6
SC Float 57.1
SC Mixed 58.9
44% 54.9 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 254
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 291
42% 282 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
EVGA(3842 3663) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6191
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
15.6% Very poor
Lighting 51.2
Reflection 72.7
Parallax 44.4
14% 56.1 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 58.9
18% 59.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 460 120GB-$150
11GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 491
Write 409
Mixed 446
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 7.32
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 11.7
38% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 54.7
DQ Write 52.1
DQ Mixed 19.4
24% 42.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 102%
Raid 5 DATA 2TB
366GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: n/a
NCQ 32639 RPM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
7.29% Terrible
Read 21.9
Write 3.39
Mixed 4.91
7% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.09
4K Mixed 0.15
39% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.29%
Great: 62%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$105
137GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 111
Write 135
Mixed 106
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.38
109% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
49.2% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 15.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 93.1
43% 93.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 89%
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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 (MS-7751) Builds (Compare 881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,389
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