MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:49
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 464
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 646
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 401
Parallax 406
126% 405 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 389
Splatting 257
129% 298 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 351
Mixed 335
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 24.5
130% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 20.6
71% 157 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
109GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 333
Mixed 358
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 25.9
135% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 84.9
109% 197 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$54
364GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 66.4
Write 68.9
Mixed 69.9
52% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.44
81% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 76%
Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB-$60
154GB free
Firmware: JE3OA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 58.6
Write 48.8
Mixed 62.5
43% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.18
57% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 62%
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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 2,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,131
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