MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Gaming 22%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics19.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 25 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 12:01
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.7% Average
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 128
54% 109 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 202
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 45.9
Parallax 66.3
18% 60.5 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 40.4
20% 55.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 300 300 309 309 308 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 404
Write 303
Mixed 274
SusWrite 303
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40.9
152% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 178
149% 213 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 96%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 134 135 135 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 142
Write 133
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 133
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.9% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 15.5
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 70%
Desktop 67%
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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: $951
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