MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 79.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 23:11
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 409
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 414
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Gigabyte(1458 22C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 156
Parallax 282
72% 213 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 163
Splatting 178
65% 156 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 101 101 104 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 488
Write 257
Mixed 262
SusWrite 106
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.9
166% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 141
141% 231 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
757GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 144 156 145 157 148 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 21.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 72%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 7,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $999
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