MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.8% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '17 at 09:58
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 430
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 433
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 180
Parallax 200
63% 196 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 192
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 480GB-$145
220GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 491
Mixed 514
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 44.5
163% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 113
142% 251 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$150
38GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 372
Mixed 381
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.4
146% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 122
140% 239 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 66%
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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 5,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,016
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