MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive63% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '21 at 18:38
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76% Very good
Memory 85.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 204
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 559
59% 459 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 144
Parallax 144
105% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 135
Splatting 120
107% 124 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$59
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 88 85 75 60 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63% Good
Read 292
Write 190
Mixed 207
SusWrite 80.9
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 34.4
123% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 168
131% 181 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63%
Great: 86%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$210
240GB free
Firmware: 6B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 460 456 459 463 464 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 466
Mixed 363
SusWrite 460
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 47.1
164% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 194
187% 296 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
548GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 110 109 112 111 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 130
Write 102
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 110
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$160
391GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 105 104 103 104 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 146
Write 125
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 103
72% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
32.3% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 62%

 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 2,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $899
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback