MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130922
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:20
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$439
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 346
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 572
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 183
Parallax 221
68% 207 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 195
Splatting 131
69% 160 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 407
Mixed 412
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 43.5
168% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 117
139% 244 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
109GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 148
Write 119
Mixed 135
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.23
94% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
57% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 19
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 57%
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 6,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $376Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i7-7700K $360AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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