MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive73.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 22:40
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Memory 93.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 216
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 445
54% 405 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
MSI(1462 3721) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
127% Outstanding
Lighting 167
Reflection 156
Parallax 163
135% 162 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 140
Splatting 102
117% 139 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 129 128 126 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 411
Write 136
Mixed 202
SusWrite 128
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 34
132% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 154
126% 183 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 76%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$68
864GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 142 143 144 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 160
Write 147
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 143
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 87%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.7% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 13.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 5,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $852
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