MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive86.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131104
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 09 '17 at 14:23
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$474
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 389
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 577
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Nvidia(10DE 17C8) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1544 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 308
Parallax 316
98% 319 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 307
Splatting 184
102% 231 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 500GB-$205
71GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 488
Write 88.1
Mixed 189
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 16.3
79% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 30.2
47% 90.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 93%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$103
19GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 471
Write 338
Mixed 336
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 19.7
120% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 67.6
104% 201 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 94%
Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB-$165
2TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70% Very good
Read 117
Write 127
Mixed 147
99% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
105% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 70%
Great: 93%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
413GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 141
Write 130
Mixed 142
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.16
73% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 24.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 27.7
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 87%
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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 3,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $994
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