MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:31
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$459
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 121
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 391
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 616
91% 608 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 300
Parallax 314
97% 309 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 292
Splatting 235
106% 247 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 408
Mixed 420
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 46
167% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 107
127% 221 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
22GB free
Firmware: 5.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 206
Write 101
Mixed 129
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 16.2
100% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 99.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 32.2
43% 78 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 60%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
11GB free
Firmware: 5.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 203
Write 103
Mixed 136
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 15.9
110% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 25.8
44% 87.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 60%
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
291GB free
Firmware: 0909
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 158
Mixed 166
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.19
62% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
79GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 92.6
Write 71.5
Mixed 81.9
62% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.32
117% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.4%
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 7,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $999
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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