MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.4% 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 Drive91.7% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:03
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$420
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 414
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 610
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 366E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1559 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 261
Reflection 220
Parallax 241
78% 241 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 225
Splatting 154
78% 181 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM04B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 313
Mixed 328
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 22
138% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 20.7
83% 184 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 108%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
48GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 502
Mixed 512
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 47.4
178% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 155
167% 277 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$199
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 180
Write 128
Mixed 136
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.21
92% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 98%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
398GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 143
Write 132
Mixed 131
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.2
95% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$30
316GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 112
Write 109
Mixed 109
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.38
105% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 6,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978
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