MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.1% 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 Drive85.1% 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)
Memory12.6 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 08:17
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 (70th percentile)
74.1% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 224
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 569
63% 485 Pts
64-Core 567
38% 567 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 84%
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 expectations (38th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Lighting 163
Reflection 126
Parallax 204
43% 164 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 183
Splatting 108
51% 143 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 160 174 174 171 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 382
Write 213
Mixed 254
SusWrite 166
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.3
166% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 191
144% 193 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 88%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 124 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 141
Write 133
Mixed 124
SusWrite 123
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
202% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.1%
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 (61st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.1% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.7
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 63%
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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 12,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,057
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