MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.8% 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 Drive48.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 11:19
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SYC-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i3-4130-$177
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
53.3% Above average
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 83.3
68% 84.8 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 261
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 262
39% 259 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3642) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Lighting 35.2
Reflection 28
Parallax 26.2
10% 29.8 fps
MRender 30.9
Gravity 42
Splatting 31.4
15% 34.8 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 82 127 104 88 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 450
Write 372
Mixed 139
SusWrite 80.2
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 18.9
74% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 31.9
DQ Mixed 38.2
38% 62.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 53%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 176 178 175 182 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 182
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 179
102% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
150% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend JM1333KLN-4G 1337 FLFF65F-C8KF9 Kingston 9905403-174.A00LF 10GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.9% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 10.5
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 10.1
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
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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 7,224 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: 66% - Good Total price: $970
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