MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130818
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 20:21
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$199
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 215
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 392
54% 392 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
MSI(1462 C307) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 133
Parallax 122
98% 126 fps
MRender 93
Gravity 126
Splatting 112
97% 110 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 51 49 56 60 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 64.7
Write 75
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 52.1
46% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2000 MHz clocked @ 2201 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 25
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 81%

 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 7,320 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: $960
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $350Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback