MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics46.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130619
Uptime2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 18:07
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 131
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 504
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 502
75% 502 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7970-$435
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
46.6% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 84.1
Parallax 197
51% 142 fps
MRender 64.3
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.6
44% 99.5 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
76GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 506
Write 350
Mixed 352
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 26.2
132% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 19.7
45% 87.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 94%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
36GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 504
Write 278
Mixed 344
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 23.9
131% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 19.6
81% 182 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 92%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$37
558GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 203
Mixed 188
150% 199 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.54
153% 1.56 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 118%
Great: 61%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$37
558GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 199
Mixed 189
149% 198 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 3.24
4K Mixed 0.75
175% 1.59 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 117%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 20.9
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 23.4
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 64%
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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 6,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $991
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