MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131202
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 04:20
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 86.9
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 328
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 542
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66%
Great: 83%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1441 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
41.4% Average
Lighting 112
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 132
37% 109 fps
MRender 91.3
Gravity 132
Splatting 86.2
45% 103 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 40%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7821) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
7.13% Terrible
Lighting 15.5
Reflection 22.4
Parallax 29
6% 22.3 fps
MRender 26.1
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 23.7
8% 19.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.13%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$69
13GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
54.7% Above average
Read 275
Write 114
Mixed 137
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 11.7
105% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 30.7
56% 113 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 162
Mixed 141
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04F1AA28-15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.9%
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 4,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $973
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HDDRAMUSB
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