MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
7 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '18 at 23:00
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 116
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 398
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 598
MC Mixed 574
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 289
Parallax 348
103% 321 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 272
Splatting 186
95% 219 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 151 166 160 165 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 488
Mixed 367
SusWrite 181
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57.5
203% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 232
210% 319 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
SanDisk SSD 256GB-$150
211GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 282 320 340 343 338 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 456
Write 331
Mixed 122
SusWrite 322
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 11.2
50% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 11.9
DQ Mixed 13.4
12% 19.6 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 54%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 144 146 144 143 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 134
Mixed 82
SusWrite 144
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 152 155 156 154 155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 103
Write 83.3
Mixed 71
SusWrite 153
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 25.1
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 10,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,171
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