MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 69.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive67.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:27
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 above expectations (66th percentile)
69.7% Good
1-Core 114
2-Core 223
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 578
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 131 131 130 130 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 441
Write 133
Mixed 128
SusWrite 130
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 16.5
109% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 48
83% 167 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 73%
USB 2.0 1GB
0GB free, PID 6025
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
3.11% Terrible
Read 9.2
Write 1.7
Mixed 3
SusWrite 2.2
4% 4.03 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.11%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 64%
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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-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 4,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $972
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