MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.4% 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 Drive71% 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)
Memory28.3 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 16:00
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 (54th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 220
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 564
60% 465 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.4%
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: 431.60
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.4% Very good
Lighting 291
Reflection 281
Parallax 297
76% 290 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 279
Splatting 214
77% 231 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 180GB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 130 151 149 151 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 332
Write 177
Mixed 204
SusWrite 142
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 35
136% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 127
107% 154 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71%
Great: 82%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$83
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 113 111 114 110 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 86.8
Write 134
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 112
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB-$20
179GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 79 79 78 79 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 83.8
Write 61.1
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 77.8
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 45%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$38
330GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 73 71 73 74 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 69.7
Write 71.9
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 70.6
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.3%
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 above expectations (85th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.5%
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 16,165 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,067
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