MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150519
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 16 '20 at 21:31
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 231
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 394
57% 410 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1425 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 188
Parallax 287
58% 232 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 226
Splatting 135
62% 172 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 341
Write 358
Mixed 246
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 35.2
126% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 216
162% 218 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
145GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 100 99 144 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 114
Write 83
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 107
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 23.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 87%
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 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 5,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $888
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HDDRAMUSB
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