MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 18:10
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$433
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 393
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 582
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (100 fps cap detected)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 99.7
Reflection 99.7
Parallax 99.7
31% 99.7 fps
MRender 99.7
Gravity 99.7
Splatting 99.7
42% 99.7 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 90 82 79 79 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 444
Write 154
Mixed 157
SusWrite 85.7
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 24.7
121% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 55.7
90% 180 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 84%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$89
158GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 472 474 486 487 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 470
Mixed 368
SusWrite 478
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 67.3
228% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 155 156 155 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 132
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 154
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 114%
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 (84th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 62%
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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 8,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $987
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HDDRAMUSB
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