MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 214
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 414
57% 414 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7845) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
3.17% Terrible
Lighting 4.13
Reflection 6.88
Parallax 7.16
3% 6.06 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 2.47
Splatting 8.17
3% 6.85 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.17%
Great: 3%
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Nvidia(10DE 13AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 122
Parallax 139
107% 131 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 119
Splatting 104
104% 136 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$90
454GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 465 447 259 426 467 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 459
Mixed 291
SusWrite 422
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 40.4
158% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 238
207% 309 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
385GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 171 174 173 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 156
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 172
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 107%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
270GB free
Firmware: 10.02E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 62 65 65 65 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 65.9
Write 63.9
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 64.1
42% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 35%
SanDisk Cruzer Force 8GB
3GB free, PID 557d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.1 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 8
Mixed 9.3
SusWrite 4.1
15% 14.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 2.9
169% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 2,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $929
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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