MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.8% 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 Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime10 Days
Run DateMar 24 '20 at 06:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 91.1
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 669
72% 561 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.59
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 82.9
Parallax 123
31% 108 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.4
32% 94.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 126 116 118 119 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 253
Write 342
Mixed 267
SusWrite 119
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 40.2
125% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35.1
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 45.1
37% 50.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 126 125 127 129 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 126
Write 130
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 127
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB-$15
232GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 122 121 123 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 63.7
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 125
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1334 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 54%
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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 5,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $957
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Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $240
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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