MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 18:55
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 above expectations (76th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 446
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 450
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 191
Parallax 231
70% 216 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 203
Splatting 132
72% 165 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-128S3C 128GB
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 84 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 468
Mixed 417
SusWrite 110
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 48.2
173% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 224
196% 290 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$86
66GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 153 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 483
Mixed 404
SusWrite 183
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 62.9
221% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 353
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
869GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 187 188 188 189 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 186
Mixed 114
SusWrite 187
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62.5%
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 7,193 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: $970
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $340Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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