MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 73.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.8% 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.
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 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 08:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4770K-$120
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 102
2-Core 185
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 530
54% 437 Pts
64-Core 530
33% 530 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 536.23
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.2% Average
Lighting 58.2
Reflection 71.2
Parallax 60
47% 63.1 fps
MRender 68.8
Gravity 60
Splatting 55.6
50% 61.5 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 54%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$85
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 103 109 92 69 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 470
Write 397
Mixed 270
SusWrite 109
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 40
145% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 150
161% 270 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$51
703GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 92 152 149 152 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 173
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 137
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0420 DDR3 1600 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0420 DDR3 1600 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.1% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 86.4
46% 86.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 69 57 60 23.8" 1280 720 LEN60C9 LEN T2454pA
Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 4,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $532
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