MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.9% 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 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 05:15
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User TUN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 360
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 557
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 67.6
Reflection 45.9
Parallax 66.4
21% 60 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 71.4
Splatting 36.4
24% 54.1 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB-$65
24GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 468
Write 154
Mixed 212
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 15.7
108% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 54
67% 117 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 79%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$63
17GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 503
Write 317
Mixed 193
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 4.9
94% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 10.5
55% 122 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 76%
Samsung HD503HI 500GB-$44
74GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 67.9
Write 79.5
Mixed 63.6
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.37
98% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 10242397 0420 F3-1600C11-4GNS 0420 10242397 0420 F3-1600C11-4GNS 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.8
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 3,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,123
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