MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive45.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 18:10
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 95.4
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 376
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 568
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74%
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: 417.35
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 291
Parallax 322
100% 312 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 291
Splatting 185
97% 223 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 320 Series 120GB-$89
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 126 115 112 110 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 236
Write 114
Mixed 119
SusWrite 116
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 22.5
80% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 61.2
56% 87.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 49%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
38GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 253 130 131 98 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 479
Mixed 398
SusWrite 194
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 60.9
202% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 111%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
718GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 144 137 141 142 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 151
Write 117
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 140
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
146% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
651GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 118
Write 111
Mixed 107
SusWrite 101
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 20
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58%
Great: 62%
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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 9,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $987
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