MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:48
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 517
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 539
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
Palit(1569 1183) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1527 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 136
35% 108 fps
MRender 86.5
Gravity 119
Splatting 65.1
40% 90.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 41%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP900 256GB-$190
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
71% Very good
Read 495
Write 204
Mixed 291
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 20.3
128% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 50
DQ Write 13.6
DQ Mixed 9.4
13% 24.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
617GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 157
Write 150
Mixed 139
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$30
166GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 54.3
Write 54.8
Mixed 36.8
36% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 55%
Seagate ST3250620AS 250GB-$76
94GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 58
Write 63.8
Mixed 27.7
37% 49.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 10.6
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.8
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

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