MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics103% 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 Drive84.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:55
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-4460-$170
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.9% Average
SC Int 65.6
SC Float 59.2
SC Mixed 62.9
50% 62.6 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 239
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 314
45% 303 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 288
Parallax 336
103% 318 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 287
Splatting 225
102% 239 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 mSATA 256GB-$378
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 519
Write 477
Mixed 483
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 19.3
109% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 65
49% 63 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
200GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
46% Average
Read 80.2
Write 79.7
Mixed 83.8
61% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.34
88% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
95GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 132
Write 104
Mixed 115
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.25
101% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE4G3D1869DE1TX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.4
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 16.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 89.8
44% 89.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 74%
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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 2,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $947
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