MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 20:02
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 390
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 419
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 8423) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 74.1
Reflection 61.8
Parallax 99
26% 78.3 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 81.7
Splatting 56.9
30% 69.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
45GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 412
Write 169
Mixed 225
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 14.6
105% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 90.6
DQ Mixed 23.1
29% 49.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 78%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 2TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 119
Write 122
Mixed 129
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.8% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 81%
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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 5,166 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: 61% - Good Total price: $1,056
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