MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% 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 Drive107% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 06 '19 at 14:11
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 232
85% 147 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 459
61% 448 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 185
Reflection 203
Parallax 206
149% 198 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 180
Splatting 128
138% 145 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 144%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 184 146 114 110 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 489
Mixed 369
SusWrite 168
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.8
200% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 321
242% 324 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 122%
Toshiba Q300 960GB
158GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 125 80 112 87 88 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 439
Mixed 393
SusWrite 133
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 41
154% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 145
161% 271 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 89%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
838GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 106 105 106 106 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 134
Write 92.3
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 104
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 85%
WDC WD20 02FAEX-007BA0 2TB
2TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Read 23.3
Write 20.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 2.5
21% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
110% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 55%
ST3000DM 001-9YN166 3TB
3TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 23.5
Write 20.3
Mixed 20
SusWrite 19.8
28% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
68% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 63%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 62%

 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 6,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,053
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