MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 47.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.03% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$230
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
47.6% Average
SC Int 102
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 98
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 170
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 437
66% 438 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7821) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.03% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 23.8
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.9
7% 16.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.03%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$87
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
56% Above average
Read 106
Write 89.1
Mixed 88.3
71% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.18
63% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 56%
Great: 57%
Seagate ST3160811AS 160GB-$45
102GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 64.6
Write 63.4
Mixed 61.5
48% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.29
71% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 23.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 65%
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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 7,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $950
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