MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (66%). 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)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 05:25
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 66%

 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 i7-4770K-$480
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
58.7% Above average
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 80.2
SC Mixed 79.3
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 286
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 497
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 154
Parallax 191
60% 180 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 179
Splatting 117
64% 148 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
464GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 414
Mixed 415
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 47.6
174% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 129
147% 253 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
186GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 366
Mixed 376
92% 417 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 37.5
160% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 20.3
61% 133 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 117%
Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$44
174GB free
Firmware: SD26 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 95.9
Mixed 96.9
73% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.29
70% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.4
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978
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HDDRAMUSB
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