MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics89.1% 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 Drive66.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '22 at 07:07
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$222
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 205
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 571
60% 469 Pts
64-Core 573
38% 573 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 126
Parallax 110
91% 116 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 108
Splatting 98.2
87% 104 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 89%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7845) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
3.02% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 2.6
Parallax 7.5
3% 4.67 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 5.3
3% 5.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.02%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$75
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 112 97 94 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 337
Write 117
Mixed 182
SusWrite 99.2
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 32.8
128% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 153
118% 162 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 80%
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$75
111GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 114 119 120 114 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 388
Write 138
Mixed 184
SusWrite 119
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 39
154% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 156
119% 163 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47.8% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 15.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 72.1
55% 72.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 44: 4R 5G 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
44% 27% 67 283 202 60 24" 1920 1080 ACI2499 ML249
Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 3,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $800
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