MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:13
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 73%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
50.6% Above average
SC Int 56.5
SC Float 60.4
SC Mixed 60.4
47% 59.1 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 270
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 349
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
63.4% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 172
Parallax 191
61% 188 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 181
Splatting 123
65% 151 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
118GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 403
Mixed 410
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 35.6
133% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 72.3
78% 135 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 115
Write 146
Mixed 141
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 4.86
4K Mixed 0.82
202% 2.06 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 106%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
169GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77% Very good
Read 115
Write 153
Mixed 119
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.52
178% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 10.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 6,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $989
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HDDRAMUSB
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