MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% 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 Drive88.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:18
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-5775C-$383
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 424
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 651
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 466
Reflection 422
Parallax 485
146% 458 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 449
Splatting 274
143% 327 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 144%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$90
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 525
Write 405
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 23.7
135% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 24.7
30% 51.1 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 126%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$99
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 183
Mixed 170
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.27
264% 2.39 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 29.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 22.6
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 73%
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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 2,884 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $906
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