MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.4% 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 Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 21:47
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 above expectations (80th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 685
72% 565 Pts
64-Core 683
46% 683 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Lighting 45.3
Reflection 42.3
Parallax 40.1
37% 42.6 fps
MRender 37.8
Gravity 43.2
Splatting 28.2
34% 36.4 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$180
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 479 489 493 492 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 493
Mixed 369
SusWrite 462
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 60.4
212% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 334
259% 355 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 130%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$71
734GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 174 173 174 176 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 190
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 174
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Samsung M3 Portable 500GB
42GB free, PID 61b3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 96 95 93 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 57
Write 41.1
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 95.7
80% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25.9
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 26.6
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 63%

 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 2,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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: 52% - Above average Total price: $940
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