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 (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 (79th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 475
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 674
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
MSI(1462 3734) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 323
Parallax 440
123% 379 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 362
Splatting 229
140% 323 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
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: 38% Great: 83%
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: 53% Great: 116%
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: 44%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 3,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $995
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