MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) (MS-7672)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.9% 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 Drive65.9% 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-7672
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) (MS-7672)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110811
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 16 '16 at 02:40
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-2600K-$375
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 94
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 94.8
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 338
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 477
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6970
Gigabyte(1458 2201) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
25.9% Poor
Lighting 67.9
Reflection 64.5
Parallax 89.2
23% 73.9 fps
MRender 46.4
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 70.6
28% 65.4 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 1TB-$500
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 394
Write 338
Mixed 296
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 15.7
90% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 18.9
29% 51.9 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 106%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 88.4
Write 79.3
Mixed 21.8
46% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.21
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
532GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 75.7
73% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.13
71% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 68%
WD 10EAVS External 1TB
356GB free, PID 1003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Read 30.2
Write 25.2
Mixed 22.5
32% 26 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 21%
WD Elements 2TB
192GB free, PID 1048
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 55.8
Write 58.2
Mixed 60.1
76% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.21
71% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-442.A00LF 9905403-442.A00LF 9905403-442.A00LF 9905403-442.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD80 (G3) (MS-7672) Builds (Compare 112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) (MS-7672)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $745
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