MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.1% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7681
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120517
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateNov 10 '17 at 16:32
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-2700K-$299
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 342
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 546
81% 538 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 393
Parallax 413
131% 412 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 415
Splatting 254
133% 304 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 132%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
34GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 512
Write 410
Mixed 412
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 18.5
97% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 57.7
DQ Mixed 97.3
59% 62.7 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$98
888GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 93.1
Write 133
Mixed 101
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.27
81% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 101%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$80
525GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 101
Mixed 92.5
73% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.44
102% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C7 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.7% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 14.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681) Builds (Compare 196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3) (MS-7681)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $598
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