MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 23:14
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670-$159
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73.2% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 216
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 418
57% 416 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$337
Asus(1043 86F1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 300
Parallax 356
96% 340 fps
MRender 329
Gravity 309
Splatting 200
92% 279 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$27
112GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 127 140 137 137 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 350
Write 135
Mixed 299
SusWrite 182
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 35.3
140% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 184
162% 242 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 79%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$85
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 315 364 367 366 367 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 368
Mixed 298
SusWrite 341
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 35.2
150% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 261
223% 326 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 100%
Great: 129%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB
150GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 109 109 108 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 108
Write 91.7
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 107
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$23
233GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 121 121 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 119
Write 114
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 121
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 72%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 133 136 140 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 146
Write 126
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 137
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.1% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.1%
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 14,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $951
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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