MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 19:04
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 443
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 432
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Asus(1043 8618) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 204
Parallax 217
71% 219 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 215
Splatting 171
77% 180 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
400GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 415
Mixed 423
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 51.4
182% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 132
147% 252 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$116
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 484
Write 146
Mixed 199
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 19.5
126% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 48.5
66% 120 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 88%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$80
930GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 155
Write 113
Mixed 120
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.19
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 76%
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 (84th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.8%
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 6,774 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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HDDRAMUSB
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