MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:22
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-4770K-$490
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 383
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 629
MC Mixed 618
92% 611 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 389
Parallax 419
134% 416 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 412
Splatting 248
132% 301 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
637GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 151
Mixed 180
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.8
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 65%
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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 4,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,016
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