MSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7758
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120619
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 22:40
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$406
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 97
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 367
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 372
55% 369 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$263
EVGA(3842 6368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 258
Reflection 215
Parallax 228
76% 234 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 228
Splatting 174
80% 185 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$69
601GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 121
Write 85.1
Mixed 72.9
69% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.28
74% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 78%
Samsung Flash Drive FIT 128GB
104GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 27.1
Mixed 16.6
31% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.89
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.7
68% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G41 (MS-7758) Builds (Compare 953 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 (MS-7758) - $232

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,151
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