MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '20 at 15:06
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU7%
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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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 247
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 616
70% 536 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 113
Parallax 104
86% 108 fps
MRender 95.7
Gravity 105
Splatting 99.2
83% 99.9 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$120
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 132 137 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 43
Write 431
Mixed 207
SusWrite 161
48% 210 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 19.7
143% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 119
110% 160 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 108%
Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB-$100
9GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 94 98 102 98 103 MB/s
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.3% Good
Read 225
Write 155
Mixed 157
SusWrite 97.7
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 30.1
136% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 87.1
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 109
86% 117 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 83%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
250GB free
Firmware: 0636
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 100 102 102 101 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 68.3
Write 60
Mixed 46
SusWrite 102
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 2,031 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $980
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HDDRAMUSB
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