MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.86% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive96.6% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:01
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 472
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 479
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7821) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
6.86% Terrible
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 28.9
6% 22.4 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 23.8
7% 18.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.86%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$205
62GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 347
Mixed 356
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 27
144% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 86.5
119% 222 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 95%
WD WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 1TB
536GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 25.6
Write 97.1
Mixed 95.6
56% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.44
95% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905402-665.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 52%
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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 2,451 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 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $978
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