MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive64.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 15:20
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$321
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
53.6% Above average
Memory 57.3
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 133
53% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 272
39% 281 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 103
Reflection 108
Parallax 98.3
83% 103 fps
MRender 90.5
Gravity 99.3
Splatting 97
79% 95.6 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 43 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 430
Write 434
Mixed 344
SusWrite 45.5
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 29.2
114% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 82.6
96% 173 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
534GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 44 37 38 41 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 115
Write 104
Mixed 71.6
SusWrite 46.2
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.7% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 6.1
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 136
30% 136 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 63%

 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 6,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,053
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HDDRAMUSB
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