MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.4% 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 1 month 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:34
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$450
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 105
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 377
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 578
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 154
Parallax 251
68% 202 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 160
Splatting 172
63% 152 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 180GB
95GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 476
Write 149
Mixed 211
61% 279 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 16.1
127% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 53.1
67% 121 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
843GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 160
Mixed 162
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.31
120% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-14900CL9-4GBSR Kingston 99U5403-043.A00LF 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBSR Kingston 99U5403-043.A00LF 16GB
1867, 1333, 1867, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
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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 4,952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $973
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