MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:34
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
66.8% Good
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 91.2
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 348
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 343
51% 344 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 209
Parallax 223
73% 226 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 222
Splatting 172
78% 181 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 483
Write 331
Mixed 335
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 19.2
120% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.8
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 19
46% 89.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 109%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$95
440GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 129
Write 160
Mixed 142
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 3.14
4K Mixed 0.45
144% 1.48 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 111%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$28
420GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 79.9
Write 80.7
Mixed 85.6
62% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
116% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.2% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.2%
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 7,252 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: 64% - Good Total price: $999
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HDDRAMUSB
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