MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 76%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics94.8% 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 Drive102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$185
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
76% Very good
Memory 95.4
1-Core 97.8
2-Core 183
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 525
50% 415 Pts
64-Core 519
32% 519 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$380
Nvidia(10DE 2503) ≥ 4GB;
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
94.8% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 113
Parallax 134
105% 126 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 98.6
Splatting 86.2
83% 104 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
780GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 290 287 229 382 441 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 448
Mixed 417
SusWrite 321
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 43.3
150% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 26.9
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 24.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 109%

 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 34 27 240 24.1" 1280 720 SAM100A LC27RG50
Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 663 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $980
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