MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 Drive114% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime8 Days
Run DateSep 22 '18 at 19:26
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 20%

 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-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.7% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 371
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 405
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2357 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 315
Parallax 331
106% 331 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 315
Splatting 244
113% 263 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 391 463 469 458 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 461
Mixed 374
SusWrite 430
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.8
171% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 258
220% 321 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 21.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 79%
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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 6,784 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: $978
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