MSI Z68A-GD55 (G3) (MS-7681)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 67.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.6% 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)
Boot Drive51.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7681
MotherboardMSI Z68A-GD55 (G3) (MS-7681)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120221
Uptime4 Days
Run DateNov 20 '17 at 18:21
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-2600K-$375
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67.1% Good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 95.9
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 329
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 472
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.6% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 104
Parallax 179
46% 137 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 150
Splatting 84.5
51% 116 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 492
Write 112
Mixed 134
53% 246 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 8.78
61% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 27.4
59% 125 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 73%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$145
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 123
Write 149
Mixed 118
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.45
121% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.5
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68A-GD55 (G3) (MS-7681) Builds (Compare 104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z68A-GD55 (G3) (MS-7681)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $551
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