MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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.
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 Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 01:40
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 646
73% 560 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 323
Parallax 440
100% 379 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 362
Splatting 229
102% 323 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$84
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,682
Write 81.5
Mixed 158
411% 1,974 MB/s
4K Read 654
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 10
1,007% 223 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
266GB free
Firmware: HP51
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 102
Write 99
Mixed 65.5
66% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 26.7
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76%
Great: 80%
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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 4,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $969
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