MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.5% 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
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 20 '17 at 07:24
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$440
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 454
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 662
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$495
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2151 MHz, MaxM: 2630 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.60
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 425
Parallax 456
137% 445 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 438
Splatting 279
136% 325 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 140%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$137
144GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 514
Write 350
Mixed 347
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 10.6
102% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 49.1
102% 211 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 164
Mixed 167
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 86%
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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 3,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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: 61% - Good Total price: $1,012
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