MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.3% 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:56
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-4670-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 418
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 415
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Device(107D 2753) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Lighting 95.1
Reflection 74.3
Parallax 118
32% 95.7 fps
MRender 83.9
Gravity 111
Splatting 73.3
39% 89.4 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 340
Mixed 344
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 26.2
131% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 81.2
117% 221 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 117%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
661GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75% Very good
Read 134
Write 128
Mixed 123
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.23
96% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 75%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$63
326GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 63.3
Write 60.1
Mixed 62.3
47% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.36
86% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Kingston KVT8FP-HYC Kingston KVT8FP-HYC 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
68% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 19.9
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 21.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68%
Great: 69%
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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 8,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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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