MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive90.6% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140220
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 01 '20 at 12:13
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 96.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 221
86% 145 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 606
62% 486 Pts
64-Core 600
40% 600 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37% Below average
Lighting 46.7
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 58.6
38% 45.4 fps
MRender 29.6
Gravity 47.5
Splatting 38
36% 38.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 241 253 210 202 234 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 267
Mixed 209
SusWrite 230
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 33.4
143% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 80.4
123% 235 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 115%
Adata S511 120GB
59GB free
Firmware: 3.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 130 137 134 134 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 394
Write 129
Mixed 199
SusWrite 130
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.9
161% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 159
122% 167 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 80%
Crucial BX500 480GB-$53
328GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 431 431 437 438 438 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 458
Mixed 426
SusWrite 435
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 31.7
146% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 49
102% 203 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 103%
Great: 91%
TrekStor DS maxi g.u 1TB
18GB free, PID b159
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 32 32 32 32 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
18% Very poor
Read 27.2
Write 31.5
Mixed 23.6
SusWrite 31.6
39% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 67%

 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 6,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,053
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