MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.2% 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.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140421
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:44
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 108
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 372
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 600
88% 585 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$530
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 315
Parallax 429
123% 375 fps
MRender 354
Gravity 364
Splatting 221
136% 313 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 130%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 460A 240GB-$177
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 371 430 407 436 399 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 369
Write 413
Mixed 324
SusWrite 403
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 32.7
129% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 279
228% 325 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$55
810GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 153 152 151 153 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 151
Write 150
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 151
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$55
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 179 179 176 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 159
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 178
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 111%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.8% Below average
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.5
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 30.8%
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 Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 3,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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: $961
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HDDRAMUSB
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