MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD, RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 72.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.4% 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 Drive92.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 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 (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
SystemMSI MS-7751
MotherboardMSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '14 at 10:04
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.9% Very good
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.1
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 381
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 381
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
MSI(1462 2560) 1.5GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Lighting 91.7
Reflection 122
Parallax 110
30% 108 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 71.2
Splatting 80.5
30% 73 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$242
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 440
Mixed 398
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 22.8
110% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 68
110% 210 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 117%
Verbatim Store n Go V3 Max USB 3.0 64GB-$29
1GB free, PID 0247
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
8.85% Terrible
Read 28.7
Write 16.1
Mixed 10.3
20% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.53
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.02
18% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 8.85%
Great: 45%
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Gaming 60%
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,117
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