MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.79% 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 Drive97.1% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 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 11:06
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 (71st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 118
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 440
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 420
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.8%
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 (100th percentile)
6.79% Terrible
Lighting 15.4
Reflection 22.6
Parallax 28.3
6% 22.1 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 23.7
7% 18.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.79%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 350
Mixed 358
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 27.9
146% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 84
118% 222 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 117%
WD WD5000AAJS-00YFA0 1TB
536GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 13.1
Write 94.4
Mixed 97.7
53% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.36
88% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 30.9%
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 (86th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.6
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.6%
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 2,663 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $967
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