MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.2% 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 Drive99.2% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 07 '19 at 02:45
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 87.1
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 88.3
72% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 314
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 316
49% 326 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
Asus(1043 8613) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 113
35% 100 fps
MRender 77.9
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.9
39% 90.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$239
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 308 304 309 302 305 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 432
Mixed 380
SusWrite 311
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 41.5
146% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 127%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
173GB free
Firmware: CR100-13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 49 51 50 51 50 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 65.3
Write 66.3
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 50.3
42% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 46%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
530GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 41 41 41 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 35.2
Write 40.8
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 40.6
27% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22%
Great: 67%
Samsung HD160JJ 160GB-$85
30GB free
Firmware: ZM100-33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 40 41 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 41.2
Write 42.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 40.6
29% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL Kingston KHX1866C9D3/4GX Kingston KHX1866C9D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.4% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 79.4
50% 79.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 10,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,171
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