MSI Z77A-G45 (MS-7752)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 44.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7752
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G45 (MS-7752)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130929
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 29 '17 at 15:41
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i3-2100-$86
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
44.7% Average
SC Int 80.6
SC Float 80.7
SC Mixed 78.7
64% 80 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 204
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 208
31% 204 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$69
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 84.1
Parallax 123
39% 111 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 120
Splatting 87.6
42% 96.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apple SM0256F 251GB
136GB free
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 385
Write 364
Mixed 389
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 36.7
121% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 91.5
104% 178 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 98%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
310GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 78.7
Write 83
Mixed 64.6
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.25
61% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2009)-$32
298GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 82.2
Write 82.2
Mixed 79.5
61% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.37
94% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 42%
Seagate ST3250310CS 250GB-$23
231GB free
Firmware: 3.ACD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 90.3
Write 99.7
Mixed 87.5
70% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.39
92% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 54%
Jmicron Generic 250GB
194GB free
Firmware: 8101
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
18.8% Very poor
Read 24.4
Write 40.8
Mixed 30.6
24% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.26
72% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 46%
OCZ-VERTEX 32GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.6 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 15.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77A-G45 (MS-7752) Builds (Compare 2,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 (MS-7752)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $503
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