MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive73.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:59
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 369
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 581
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
112GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 492
Write 378
Mixed 440
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 5.83
66% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 5.84
66% 152 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 79%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
60GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 485
Write 341
Mixed 335
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 15.4
94% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 13.7
46% 93.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 153
Mixed 178
126% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.32
98% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,207
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