MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 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 94.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.3% 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 Drive118% 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.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 00:39
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 676
78% 595 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 114
Parallax 102
87% 108 fps
MRender 95.9
Gravity 105
Splatting 100
83% 100 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-1000GS-2 1TB
759GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 466 457 468 463 460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 465
Mixed 428
SusWrite 462
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50
170% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 23.3
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 24.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 62%

 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 2,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $940
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