MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 9 years and 2 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:32
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$439
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 392
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 589
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 626
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 210
Parallax 227
74% 228 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 222
Splatting 175
79% 184 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 122
Write 107
Mixed 68.6
74% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.21
77% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/4GX 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.1
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 58%
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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 2,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $790
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