MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 08:53
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$363
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 504
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 722
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
PNY(196E 119F) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 177
Parallax 189
62% 192 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 193
Splatting 155
71% 166 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 480GB-$195
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 491
Mixed 496
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 35.6
150% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 91.9
140% 266 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Patriot Blaze 60GB-$62
54GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 425
Write 160
Mixed 232
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 8.19
98% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 96
DQ Mixed 1.3
33% 81.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 58%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 119
Write 129
Mixed 105
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.37
96% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 72%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
751GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 117
Write 116
Mixed 119
89% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.49
144% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 75%
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 (94th percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 27.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 79.9%
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 2,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $930
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