MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 11:18
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 385
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 462
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 169
Parallax 186
59% 183 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 181
Splatting 118
64% 149 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 256GB
200GB free
Firmware: 5.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 304 307 307 305 307 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 308
Mixed 251
SusWrite 303
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 48.8
173% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 153
156% 252 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 100%
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
616GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH4400RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 2.5 2.9 149 137 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 454
Write 382
Mixed 279
SusWrite 87.2
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 10.8
47% 11.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
503GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 156 156 156 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 152
Write 143
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 155
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 109%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB-$130
693GB free
Firmware: JA2OA700
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 98 98 98 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 99
Write 90.7
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 97.4
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 56%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
13GB free, PID 8003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.1 2.5 1.4 0.8 0 0.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
3.36% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 1.5
Mixed 7
SusWrite 1.3
6% 6.32 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.9
78% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.36%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 54%
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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 3,918 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,020
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