MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% 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 Drive94.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 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 22:38
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 511
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 744
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 511
Parallax 572
164% 530 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 468
Splatting 281
148% 337 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 155%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
31GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 410
Mixed 418
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 27.5
156% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 27.1
35% 60.1 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 116%
Seagate ST3000DM001-9YN166 1TB
315GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
76% Very good
Read 164
Write 101
Mixed 110
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.13
54% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 76%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 72%
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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 1,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $960
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HDDRAMUSB
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