MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive95.1% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:14
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$490
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 369
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 599
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2789 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 510
Parallax 584
174% 548 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 543
Splatting 294
164% 370 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 168%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
45GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 510
Write 439
Mixed 453
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 5.56
102% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 6.38
64% 145 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 83%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
18GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 350
Mixed 347
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 24.3
138% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 66.8
108% 211 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
16GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 28.2
157% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.1
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 28.2
36% 61.7 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT1TX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 22.3
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 76%
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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 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,016
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