MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.2% 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 Drive79.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
17 months ago, 17 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 31 '19 at 14:39
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$249
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 215
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 416
57% 416 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-Ti-$410
Nvidia(10DE 1051) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.2% Above average
Lighting 65.3
Reflection 59.9
Parallax 78.5
53% 67.9 fps
MRender 72.6
Gravity 72.2
Splatting 45.6
58% 63.5 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 121 85 54 89 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 439
Write 174
Mixed 339
SusWrite 89.7
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 39.1
143% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 203
176% 258 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 101%
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
223GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 207 38 47 228 59 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 338
Write 218
Mixed 222
SusWrite 119
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 26.1
103% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 115
116% 188 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
494GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 126 126 126 125 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 167
Write 162
Mixed 106
SusWrite 124
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
29.7% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 8.8
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 74%

 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 6,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,152
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HDDRAMUSB
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