MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics113% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:55
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 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-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 119
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 454
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 455
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 322
Parallax 340
110% 343 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 325
Splatting 247
115% 267 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,488
Write 5,696
Mixed 5990
1,352% 6,058 MB/s
4K Read 654
4K Write 346
4K Mixed 444
1,743% 481 MB/s
DQ Read 1,939
DQ Write 1,596
DQ Mixed 1,700
1,291% 1,745 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
478GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 188 191 192 191 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 147
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 187
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$120
173GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 140 141 141 141 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 97.7
Write 128
Mixed 66
SusWrite 141
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
203GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 116 116 117 116 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 121
Write 87.8
Mixed 72
SusWrite 114
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 115%
ST316081 2AS 160GB
29GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
30% Poor
Read 69.3
Write 37.8
Mixed 45.3
SusWrite 69.6
73% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
84% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 30%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20.4
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64%
Great: 69%
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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 6,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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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