MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive125% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150519
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 03 '17 at 20:01
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-4770K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 407
93% 408 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 629
MC Mixed 608
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3669) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 272
Reflection 227
Parallax 246
78% 248 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 232
Splatting 159
86% 186 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$195
401GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 503
Mixed 205
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 55.3
196% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 149
150% 243 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
453GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 78
Write 83.8
Mixed 23.9
45% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.44
108% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
143GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 174
Write 72.6
Mixed 101
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3160813AS 160GB-$60
122GB free
Firmware: CC2F Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 94.5
Mixed 38.1
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.31
75% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 22.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 22.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 1,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,049
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