MSI Z68A-G43 (G3) (MS-7750)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.4% 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 Drive94.7% 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.
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-7750
MotherboardMSI Z68A-G43 (G3) (MS-7750)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130109
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 11 '18 at 02:08
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 396
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 396
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
PowerColor(148C 2015) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 860 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
26.4% Poor
Lighting 77.8
Reflection 72.2
Parallax 99.4
26% 83.1 fps
MRender 53.3
Gravity 62.2
Splatting 75.8
26% 63.8 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 405
Mixed 414
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 39.5
134% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 19.4
58% 125 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 134%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$85
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 110
Write 95.4
Mixed 69.1
68% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.73
139% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-G43 (G3) (MS-7750) Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-G43 (G3) (MS-7750)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $616
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