MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.6% 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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:11
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 139
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 434
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 722
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 99.3
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 122
33% 99.9 fps
MRender 87.3
Gravity 117
Splatting 77.2
41% 93.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$200
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 469 478 480 484 483 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 461
Mixed 329
SusWrite 475
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.3
162% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 160
173% 289 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
638GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 154 156 158 157 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 166
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 156
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
142GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 113 117 113 115 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 123
Write 118
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 114
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.7
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 25.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 89%
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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 7,240 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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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