MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130818
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:51
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 102
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 314
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 300
45% 300 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 203
Parallax 213
70% 217 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 216
Splatting 173
77% 180 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$94
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 504
Write 231
Mixed 297
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 22
104% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 62.8
95% 179 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
754GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 155
Write 136
Mixed 129
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
255GB free
Firmware: GH2OA420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 103
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
35.7% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 12.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.7%
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 7,987 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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HDDRAMUSB
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