MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 17:38
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 98.5
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 349
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 323
53% 352 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1605 MHz, MLim: 2012 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 172
Parallax 190
61% 188 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 189
Splatting 132
68% 156 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
223GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 491
Write 362
Mixed 412
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 4.08
96% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 15.4
81% 180 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 83%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
23GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 479
Write 361
Mixed 413
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 4.12
92% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 18.5
29% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 183
Mixed 169
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.38
149% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 21
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 17.9
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 73%
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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 1,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,101
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