MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics76.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory15.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 25 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.3% Good
Memory 78.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 205
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 446
50% 387 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.9% Very good
Lighting 98.1
Reflection 104
Parallax 97.8
79% 99.9 fps
MRender 92.8
Gravity 91.6
Splatting 93.1
74% 92.5 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 130 143 135 149 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 289
Write 205
Mixed 226
SusWrite 135
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 25.9
118% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 159
124% 169 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 84%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$152
928GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 96 98 97 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 93.5
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 96.7
66% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX KHX2133C11D3/8GX KHX2133C11D3/4GX KHX2133C11D3/8GX 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
42.8% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 13.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 14.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 82.8
48% 82.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 78%

 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 7,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $937
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