MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics168% 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 Drive87.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:20
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 423
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 434
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$759
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 536
Parallax 590
177% 564 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 524
Splatting 295
161% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 168%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q300 960GB
456GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 500
Write 156
Mixed 187
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 4.24
69% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 22
64% 140 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 65%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
100GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 519
Write 329
Mixed 189
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 22.5
128% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 45
78% 148 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 95%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
901GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 128
Write 131
Mixed 98.5
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.5% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 62%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

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