MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 65%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 08:04
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65% Good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 150
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 400
42% 329 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 172
Reflection 165
Parallax 171
139% 170 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 168
Splatting 117
130% 136 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 135%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$200
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 82 75 74 71 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 457
Write 81.8
Mixed 135
SusWrite 79
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 40
145% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 218
166% 233 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
216GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 415 429 435 464 468 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 458
Mixed 383
SusWrite 441
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 52.1
155% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$52
368GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 107 123 124 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 65
SusWrite 119
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
37.9% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.3
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.9%
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 1,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $929
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HDDRAMUSB
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