MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130818
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 19 '19 at 07:29
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$325
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 90.7
1-Core 114
2-Core 221
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 572
65% 496 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.4% Above average
Lighting 163
Reflection 127
Parallax 206
43% 165 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 184
Splatting 107
51% 144 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 173 170 170 168 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 383
Write 202
Mixed 252
SusWrite 167
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48
170% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 206
154% 204 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 124 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 156
Write 129
Mixed 121
SusWrite 123
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
217% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
52.2% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.8
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 62%
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 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 15,925 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $942
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