MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateApr 14 '18 at 15:45
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 426
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 428
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
48.5% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 103
Parallax 171
45% 135 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 149
Splatting 84.8
51% 117 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 351
Mixed 337
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 24.5
136% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 67.5
104% 201 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
170GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 115
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 24.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 23.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 50.3
79% 50.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 87%
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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 7,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $950
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