MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33.8% 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 Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:54
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 above expectations (79th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 440
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 436
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 70
Parallax 102
28% 85.7 fps
MRender 85.9
Gravity 101
Splatting 78
38% 88.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 128GB-$110
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 706 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 408
Write 176
Mixed 236
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 14.4
112% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 13.1
31% 60.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
434GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 184
Mixed 158
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 13.6
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 60%
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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 7,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $999
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