MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:58
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 97.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
83% 139 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 562
59% 460 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
Zotac(19DA 2370) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Lighting 199
Reflection 191
Parallax 207
52% 199 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 192
Splatting 132
54% 161 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 512GB-$253
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 431 439 443 321 232 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 438
Mixed 343
SusWrite 379
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 49.1
167% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 201
172% 251 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 136 137 141 141 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 131
Mixed 112
SusWrite 139
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 88%
SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB-$60
115GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 199 201 215 208 212 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 223
Write 218
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 206
234% 178 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 11.9
4K Mixed 8.8
748% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 12.8
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 10.4
833% 12 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 117%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.9
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 25.9
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 125%
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 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 15,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $935
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HDDRAMUSB
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