MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.7% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '21 at 14:59
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3-$256
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.4% Very good
Memory 88.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 399
55% 403 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.9% Above average
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 73.7
Parallax 67.4
57% 70.6 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 68
Splatting 65.3
54% 66.1 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 512GB 512GB
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 272 271 254 289 336 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 409
Write 319
Mixed 340
SusWrite 281
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 11.2
97% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 19.4
76% 165 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 239%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
813GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 165 168 168 167 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 140
Mixed 98.4
SusWrite 164
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-010.A00LF 99U5584-010.A00LF 99U5471-034.A00LF 99U5471-034.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.7% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 18.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 28: 3R 4G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 20% 41 333 261 144 24.5" 1920 1080 AOC2590 2590G4
History: Score 28: 5R 1G 0B | Score 28: 3R 4G 1B
Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 6,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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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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