MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive82.2% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:18
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 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
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 96
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 312
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 328
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$409
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 367
Parallax 394
123% 386 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 378
Splatting 247
121% 277 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 122%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 492
Write 333
Mixed 326
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 17.4
113% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 64.5
89% 165 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
96GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 131
Write 132
Mixed 76.3
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.27
98% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
55.6% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.3
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 17
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 63%
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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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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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