MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.3% 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 Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 29 '19 at 11:57
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 218
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 563
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
HP(103C 82FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.3% Very good
Lighting 290
Reflection 284
Parallax 299
76% 291 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 279
Splatting 218
77% 233 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 180GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 133 128 152 152 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 336
Write 174
Mixed 216
SusWrite 141
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38.5
150% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 136
115% 166 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 83%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 115 112 115 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 117
Write 134
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 113
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB-$20
162GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 80 81 81 80 81 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 84.4
Write 61.5
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 79.7
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 44%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$36
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 72.2
Mixed 38.9
42% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 71%

 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 16,297 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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