MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive109% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 18 '18 at 17:50
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 90
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 407
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 408
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42.5% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 117
Parallax 130
43% 130 fps
MRender 84.1
Gravity 124
Splatting 83.7
42% 97.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 146 147 147 146 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 489
Mixed 351
SusWrite 179
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 57.6
201% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 43 47 48 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 80.3
Write 80.3
Mixed 49
SusWrite 46.9
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 115%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 48 43 47 47 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 46.9
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 115%
WDC WD50 00BPVT-22HXZT3 500GB
79GB free, PID 0888
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 38 39 39 39 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
18.9% Very poor
Read 39.9
Write 34.8
Mixed 26.4
SusWrite 38.7
47% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 18.9%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 25.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 23.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 82%
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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 Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 3,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $975
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