MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '18 at 07:54
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4770K-$477
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 420
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 637
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 0784) 3GB
CLim: 1376 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 151
Parallax 239
64% 193 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 217
Splatting 129
73% 167 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$240
631GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 481
Write 309
Mixed 293
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 8.73
71% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 18.5
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 8.43
34% 70 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 72%
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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 6,609 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: $964
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