MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.8% 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 Drive84.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 8 years and 4 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 12 '17 at 22:02
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 95
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 362
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 362
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.501.1003.0
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 65.7
Parallax 138
35% 102 fps
MRender 51.3
Gravity 102
Splatting 72
33% 75.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 46%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 485
Write 344
Mixed 232
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 20.5
118% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 61.1
88% 164 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 14.7
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 63%
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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 4,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,016
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HDDRAMUSB
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