MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:11
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.1% Very good
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 102
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 332
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 558
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 179
Parallax 214
64% 199 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 190
Splatting 122
67% 155 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$72
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 452 459 468 350 295 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 474
Mixed 439
SusWrite 409
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 54.3
178% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 131%
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
66GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 120 119 117 116 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 419
Write 266
Mixed 294
SusWrite 131
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 32.4
127% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 187
153% 218 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 90%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB
42GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 61 64 70 66 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
51% Above average
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 65.1
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
210% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51%
Great: 149%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 19
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 65%
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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 7,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $950
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