MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. 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 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 13:37
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 504
69% 506 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 295
Parallax 833
112% 518 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 411
Splatting 359
109% 336 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 190 205 210 205 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 427
Write 226
Mixed 280
SusWrite 201
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.9
175% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 234
171% 223 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 96%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$230
382GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 366 363 363 363 364 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 467
SusWrite 364
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64.3
218% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 363
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 127%
Great: 136%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
368GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 364 356 356 358 358 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 480
Mixed 387
SusWrite 359
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.9
212% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 244
215% 323 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$318
291GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 365 361 360 360 361 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 417
Mixed 444
SusWrite 361
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.9
208% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 333
259% 354 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 124%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.5
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 72%
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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 12,782 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,057
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