MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.8% 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 Drive93.2% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 19 '18 at 17:18
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 469
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 475
MC Mixed 481
71% 476 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
MSI(1462 3050) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1490 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 139
37% 110 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 89.6
Splatting 87
33% 79.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$170
52GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 347
Mixed 341
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 24.3
135% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 68.3
110% 214 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 21.1
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66%
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 5,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
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: 67% - Good Total price: $950
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