MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.2% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
19 months ago, 16 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 Normal Heavy Server
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 (79th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 588
64% 493 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.2% Very good
Lighting 325
Reflection 289
Parallax 348
86% 321 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 272
Splatting 186
75% 219 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 151 166 160 165 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th 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: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
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 (95th 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 (52nd 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: 58%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 152 155 156 154 155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th 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: 55%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 113%
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 (75th 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.

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 15,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $942
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