MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics36.5% 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 Drive107% 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.
Run History
14 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 21:01
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 507
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 718
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 69.6
Parallax 105
35% 98.2 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 105
Splatting 76.2
37% 86.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$199
350GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 493
Mixed 466
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 30.4
138% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 19.4
102% 233 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
725GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 144
Mixed 154
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 106%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
68GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 89.4
Write 86.9
Mixed 84
65% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.65
159% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 89%
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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 4,553 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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