MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '16 at 20:28
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 136
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 452
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 733
MC Mixed 717
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
PNY(196E 119F) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 175
Parallax 189
63% 192 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 196
Splatting 156
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 480GB-$195
345GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 490
Mixed 499
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35.6
152% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 93.3
144% 274 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
OCZ Vertex 460A 240GB-$177
222GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 424
Mixed 452
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 29.8
137% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 72.2
110% 206 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 92
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.37
97% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 73%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
906GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 140
Write 117
Mixed 108
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.58
152% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB-$46
647GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 82.9
Write 67
Mixed 82.9
59% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.48
105% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT41GU6MFR8W-TA2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 1,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,045
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