MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:57
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 444
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 682
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 196
Parallax 212
63% 203 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 200
Splatting 139
71% 164 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
127GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 416
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 46
172% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 111
132% 233 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 160
Mixed 171
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 1,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,056
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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