MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.4% 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 Drive98.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:10
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 260
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 685
72% 564 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 2150 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.4% Above average
Lighting 68.5
Reflection 70
Parallax 90
55% 76.2 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 50.4
58% 64.6 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 247 277 274 279 273 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 401
Mixed 348
SusWrite 276
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 48.8
156% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 146
162% 275 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 115%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
441GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 114 115 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 84
Write 33.9
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 110
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 23.9
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 63
63% 63 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27.2" 1280 720 GSM5B09 LG Ultra HD
Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 2,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

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