MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive57.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 4 months 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 04 '17 at 18:02
Run Duration251 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-4790-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 369
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 594
88% 587 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 302
Parallax 318
103% 320 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 300
Splatting 229
106% 247 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$89
204GB free
Firmware: M0C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 480
Write 311
Mixed 326
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 24.4
117% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 38.5
69% 138 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 81%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$57
44GB free
Firmware: 60AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 287
Write 114
Mixed 190
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 16.9
118% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 84.1
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 34.5
46% 81.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 64%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
914GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 207
Mixed 146
137% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.98
242% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 117%
Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
880GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 180
Mixed 156
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 1.01
244% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
822GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 79.7
Write 79.2
Mixed 44.7
84% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34%
Great: 40%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
804GB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
18.2% Very poor
Read 36.2
Write 38.3
Mixed 16.8
38% 30.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.2
59% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$199
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.6% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.8
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.4
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 89%
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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 1,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $956
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