MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.8% 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
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 117
2-Core 231
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 612
62% 492 Pts
64-Core 614
41% 614 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.1% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 297
Parallax 343
79% 313 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 290
Splatting 227
80% 241 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$136
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 199 198 195 191 184 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 429
Mixed 356
SusWrite 216
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 42.9
163% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 287
231% 327 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
215GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 450 464 473 474 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 448
Mixed 362
SusWrite 458
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.8
170% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 170
175% 286 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 195 197 197 197 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 151
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 196
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 72%

 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 2,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,067
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