MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:54
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 450
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 684
102% 678 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 500
Parallax 545
164% 523 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 475
Splatting 287
150% 342 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 156%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 414
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.2
180% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 96.3
134% 248 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Seagate ST3000DM001-9YN166 1TB
315GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 140
Mixed 151
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.26
93% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 23.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.4%
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 Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 2,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $790
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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