MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.8% 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 Drive89% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:01
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 331
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 381
60% 398 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46.8% Average
Lighting 127
Reflection 101
Parallax 163
43% 130 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 144
Splatting 85.2
49% 113 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$170
6GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 490
Write 344
Mixed 332
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 22.2
126% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 60.8
100% 196 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
172GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 122
Write 142
Mixed 120
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.28
88% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.4% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.6
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 74%
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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 5,586 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
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: 67% - Good Total price: $950
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