MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.2% 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-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 20:25
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4770K-$459
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 403
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 605
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
47.8% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 105
Parallax 171
45% 136 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 140
Splatting 85.3
50% 114 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
76GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 501
Write 272
Mixed 353
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 28.7
127% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 51.6
102% 206 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 91%
Crucial M500 mSATA 120GB-$398
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 500
Write 139
Mixed 188
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 26.1
121% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 41.7
71% 141 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 142
Write 135
Mixed 128
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.28
114% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 86%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
285GB free
Firmware: JA0OA700 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 55
Write 70.7
Mixed 52.3
44% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.15
52% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 57%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
276GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 147
Write 98.3
Mixed 117
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.17
87% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
271GB free
Firmware: 1306
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 76.8
Write 75.2
Mixed 72.9
56% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.26
68% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 23.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 2,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,185
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