MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive76.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 97.4
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99.4
80% 99.4 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 366
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 364
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 300
Parallax 321
103% 321 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 302
Splatting 233
106% 247 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
173GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 472
Write 260
Mixed 163
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 22.9
111% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 63.2
83% 152 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
321GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 147
Write 142
Mixed 115
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.28
91% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.3%
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 4,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,147
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