MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 83.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics165% 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 Drive85.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 29 '18 at 17:45
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 389
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 635
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
Gigabyte(1458 377A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 502
Parallax 627
174% 551 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 521
Splatting 297
158% 357 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$411
193GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 499
Mixed 511
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 49.1
183% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 173
179% 294 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 506
Write 351
Mixed 356
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 22.9
139% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 84.7
DQ Mixed 22.7
29% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY8GX3M2A2400C11 0215 CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A2400C11 0215 CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 62%
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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 7,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $999
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