MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive217% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:29
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 421
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 598
88% 590 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 312
Parallax 363
106% 336 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 304
Splatting 237
107% 250 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
131GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,608
Write 842
Mixed 1,048
257% 1,166 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 53.2
260% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,023
DQ Write 38.7
DQ Mixed 196
227% 419 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 217%
Great: 220%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
104GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 400
Mixed 415
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.7
198% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 52.4
DQ Mixed 57.3
81% 160 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 150
Mixed 147
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.23
92% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$66
776GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77% Very good
Read 155
Write 114
Mixed 103
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
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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 1,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $935
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