MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.5% 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 Drive98.1% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 22 '21 at 15:32
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 268
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 523
72% 525 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Nvidia(10DE 1F08) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 112
Parallax 116
101% 118 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 105
Splatting 75.7
89% 106 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$39
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 28 28 28 31 31 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 461
Mixed 323
SusWrite 66.2
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.1
188% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 179
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 108%
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
77GB free
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 123 54 53 54 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 307
Write 221
Mixed 243
SusWrite 91.2
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 31.4
140% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 159
138% 201 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 86%
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
32GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 239 258 252 79 32 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 350
Write 140
Mixed 267
SusWrite 179
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 27.5
106% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 128
130% 208 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 102%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$38
50GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 56 57 58 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Read 59.5
Write 73.7
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 57.5
46% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 71%
Great: 71%

 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 6,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,152
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