MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive48% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
8 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '20 at 21:18
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 224
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 574
65% 498 Pts
64-Core 567
38% 567 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.1.3
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 199
Reflection 154
Parallax 248
52% 200 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 170
Splatting 172
47% 156 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 71 73 75 69 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
48% Average
Read 131
Write 105
Mixed 100
SusWrite 74
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 27.2
110% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 87.9
70% 98.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48%
Great: 74%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
465GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 46
Mixed 72
SusWrite 136
70% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 78%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 202 201 204 205 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 143
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 203
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 115%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
57.4% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 16.8
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 60%

 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 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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: $838
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