MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:39
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 397
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 577
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 228
Reflection 198
Parallax 211
66% 212 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 210
Splatting 156
76% 170 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
101GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 326
Mixed 388
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 28.8
129% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 53.6
89% 169 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 96%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
79GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 489
Write 275
Mixed 369
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 13
77% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 88.9
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 45.5
42% 64.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung HE753LJ 750GB
350GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 63.3
Write 64.2
Mixed 78.7
52% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.49
113% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 750GB (2008)-$60
105GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 80.2
Write 58.8
Mixed 76.7
54% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.26
58% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.6% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 63%
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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 3,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $999
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