MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.1% 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 Drive268% 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.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:24
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 528
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 716
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
MSI(1462 3734) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 215
52% 167 fps
MRender 337
Gravity 143
Splatting 241
97% 240 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 929 629 650 644 647 646 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,059
Write 2,363
Mixed 1,568
SusWrite 691
375% 1,670 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 91.7
310% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 918
DQ Mixed 1,071
798% 1,063 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 268%
Great: 321%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$148
150GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 462 443 481 487 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 488
Mixed 472
SusWrite 476
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.3
225% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 136%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 25.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 74.5%
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 Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 8,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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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