MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics165% 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 Drive92% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory19.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:35
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 413
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 633
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
Gigabyte(1458 374D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 535
Parallax 570
171% 549 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 522
Splatting 296
161% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
145GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 323
Mixed 349
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 27.2
138% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 66.4
106% 207 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
777GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 168
Mixed 128
119% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
199GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 180
Write 133
Mixed 143
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.31
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 Kingston KHX2400C11D3/4GX 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 Kingston KHX2400C11D3/4GX 24GB
1600, 2400, 1600, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.6
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 23.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 92%
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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 4,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

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