MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 20:56
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4770K-$477
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 337
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 555
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 202
Parallax 216
68% 213 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 212
Splatting 169
75% 176 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$69
162GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 498
Write 351
Mixed 408
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 4.4
96% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 4.2
72% 170 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 81%
Spcc Solid State Disk 240GB
109GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 511
Write 285
Mixed 363
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 20.2
119% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 68.6
51% 65.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 92%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 146
Write 134
Mixed 131
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.26
104% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 90%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
883GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 142
Write 125
Mixed 125
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.35
128% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 18.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 72%
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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 6,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $964
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