MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150519
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:59
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 409
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 575
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 302
Parallax 318
103% 320 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 300
Splatting 234
105% 246 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
157GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,927
Write 1,139
Mixed 1,164
311% 1,410 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 43.5
201% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 177
184% 306 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 223%
Great: 267%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 404
Mixed 415
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 48.1
166% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 126
145% 251 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 78
Mixed 64.9
61% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.61
128% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 73%
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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 1,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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