MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75% 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 Drive70.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 15:54
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
65.1% Good
1-Core 114
2-Core 215
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 565
59% 463 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
HP(103C 82FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 285
Parallax 297
76% 291 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 279
Splatting 214
74% 232 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 180GB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 121 130 125 129 129 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 297
Write 181
Mixed 214
SusWrite 125
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.1
146% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 194
136% 168 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 84%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 113 109 114 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 113
Write 117
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 112
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB-$35
179GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 81 80 79 79 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 82.6
Write 76.1
Mixed 47.2
SusWrite 78.8
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 46%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$40
330GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 71 73 72 74 73 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41% Average
Read 72.3
Write 67.6
Mixed 40.1
SusWrite 70.4
46% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 41%
Great: 43%
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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 87%
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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 Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 11,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $930
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