MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics26.3% 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 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime12.8 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 451
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 645
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 56.9
Parallax 89.1
24% 71.8 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 81.6
Splatting 52.3
28% 65 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$73
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 109
Write 87.3
Mixed 98.5
74% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.16
81% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 83%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$20
91GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 70.6
Write 54.8
Mixed 68.8
49% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.23
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.9% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 1,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,167
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