MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 06:46
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 473
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 470
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$275
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 202
Parallax 217
71% 219 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 215
Splatting 169
76% 178 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$80
381GB free
Firmware: MN6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
68% Good
Read 116
Write 121
Mixed 108
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.41
105% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$53
419GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 145
Mixed 141
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.28
92% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$37
283GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 118
Write 109
Mixed 97.8
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.61
134% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 25.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 80%
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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 5,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,056
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