MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 55.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121102
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '14 at 13:29
Run Duration324 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$309
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.9% Above average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 82.7
SC Mixed 79.4
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 269
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 442
65% 438 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
181GB free
Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 503
Write 312
Mixed 230
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 18.2
98% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 57.4
88% 170 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78%
Great: 97%
OCZ VERTEX-LE 240GB
53GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42% Average
Read 194
Write 95.6
Mixed 115
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 18
79% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 95.5
DQ Mixed 37
45% 80.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42%
Great: 42%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 113
Write 123
Mixed 119
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.19
106% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 82%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$109
19GB free
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Read 55.2
Write 62.2
Mixed 60
45% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.32
76% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
11GB free
Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$150
7GB free
Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 107
Mixed 95.3
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.49
77% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 74%
USB Flash Drive 32GB
7GB free, PID 2005
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
16.3% Very poor
Read 42.3
Write 32.6
Mixed 18.2
36% 31 MB/s
4K Read 5.44
4K Write 0.58
4K Mixed 0.44
55% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 36%
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 32GB-$25
4GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 43.7
Write 34.9
Mixed 21.6
40% 33.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.49
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.33
46% 2.38 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 16%
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Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,118
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