MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive131% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 18 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 22:29
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User BHR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 443
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 722
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2977 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 592
Reflection 553
Parallax 620
186% 588 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 583
Splatting 308
174% 392 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 179%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 487 375 292 293 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 437
SusWrite 358
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 68.1
230% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 131%
Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 73%
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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 3,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $969
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