MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.6% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 16:29
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$205
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 112
2-Core 233
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 442
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 439
29% 439 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.9% Poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 64.5
Parallax 90.5
0% 51.7 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 70.1
Splatting 47.3
56% 61.3 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 15 147 38 36 50 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 464
Write 241
Mixed 340
SusWrite 69.3
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 40.1
156% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 20.8
57% 126 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 101%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$120
18GB free
Firmware: RR04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 96 96 98 101 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 104
Write 183
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 98.5
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
343% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
455GB free
Firmware: CC63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 158 161 160 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 107
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 160
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-447.A00LF 9905403-447.A00LF KHX1600C9D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/4G 16GB
1333, 1333, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.7% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 4R 2G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 37% 41 338 275 60 7.2" 1920 1080 GSM0001 LG TV
Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 7,106 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: $937
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