MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive76.7% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:48
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770K-$451
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 385
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 573
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$29
112GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 496
Write 381
Mixed 440
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 6.22
67% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 59.4
DQ Mixed 5.66
14% 28.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 75%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 489
Write 338
Mixed 338
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 14.8
121% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 14.1
20% 36.1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 200
Mixed 144
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.36
101% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 2,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,124
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