MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics164% 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 Drive94.5% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:48
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-4790K-$363
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 442
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 640
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 548
Reflection 506
Parallax 572
172% 542 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 521
Splatting 288
157% 356 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 428
Mixed 441
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 21
125% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 55.1
111% 223 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
511GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 96.1
Write 93.1
Mixed 97.4
72% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.8
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 88%
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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 2,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $930
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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