MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.9% 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 Drive119% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 17:38
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 462
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 467
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1731 MHz, MLim: 1783 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 234
Parallax 315
103% 297 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 279
Splatting 196
96% 222 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 412
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 50.1
190% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 110
143% 259 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 119%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 29
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 26.7
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 47.3
85% 47.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 84%
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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 7,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $999
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