MSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics113% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 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.
SystemMSI MS-7758
MotherboardMSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140307
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 09 '18 at 22:39
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 115
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 455
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 455
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 325
Parallax 364
115% 356 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 331
Splatting 226
111% 256 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
455GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 104 111 122 121 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 84.5
Write 71.2
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 104
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
34% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54%
Great: 106%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
907GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 28 28 28 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Read 33.3
Write 27.8
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 27.7
38% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.2%
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-G43 (MS-7758) Builds (Compare 3,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G43 (MS-7758)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $727
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