MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive48.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 18:50
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 95
1-Core 106
2-Core 213
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 482
53% 416 Pts
64-Core 525
32% 525 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 551.86
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.9% Average
Lighting 56.6
Reflection 69.1
Parallax 61
46% 62.2 fps
MRender 67.7
Gravity 58.4
Splatting 54.2
48% 60.1 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 54%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$35
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 103 94 104 108 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 107
Write 164
Mixed 146
SusWrite 104
30% 130 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 23.1
98% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 132
111% 160 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 85%
Hitachi HDS723020BLE640 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 120 125 118 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 129
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 120
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$70
931GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 120 120 119 120 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 122
Write 123
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 116
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 4: 0P 0R 1G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
4% 9% 22 216 59 60 21.5" 1280 720 ACI22FD ASUS VS228
Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $800
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