MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130922
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:32
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 416
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 421
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 174
Parallax 171
60% 185 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 210
Splatting 160
74% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingdian S400 120GB
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0809B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 405 396 177 46 46 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 464
Write 386
Mixed 368
SusWrite 228
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 3.4
73% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 43.5
88% 174 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 65%
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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 9,796 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,017
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