MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive82.8% 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 3 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130818
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:50
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 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 i7-4770K-$420
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 438
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 687
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 535
Reflection 505
Parallax 576
170% 539 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 518
Splatting 278
156% 351 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 162%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$119
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 121 131 119 121 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 403
Write 158
Mixed 215
SusWrite 126
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.6
168% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 40.7
66% 128 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 87%
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
101GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 200 202 210 209 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 393
Write 278
Mixed 269
SusWrite 203
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42.3
168% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 41.2
89% 184 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 93%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
418GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 93 94 94 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 95
SusWrite 93.5
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 66%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$84
634GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 110 111 113 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 116
Write 100
Mixed 85
SusWrite 111
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
190% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 22.4
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 72%
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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 6,767 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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