MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 19 '17 at 19:51
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 421
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 434
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$310
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 200
Parallax 212
68% 212 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 209
Splatting 167
75% 176 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP900 256GB-$190
166GB free
Firmware: 5.2.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
54.2% Above average
Read 169
Write 171
Mixed 145
36% 161 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 14
102% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 46.8
71% 132 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 183
Mixed 176
143% 191 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
659GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 163
Mixed 155
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.33
108% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.7
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%
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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 6,230 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: 65% - Good Total price: $966
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