MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140719
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:26
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 509
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 510
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 108
Reflection 65.3
Parallax 90.6
30% 88 fps
MRender 27.3
Gravity 79.9
Splatting 70.5
18% 59.2 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$57
2GB free
Firmware: 525ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 142
Write 57.6
Mixed 71.9
20% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 8.82
72% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.2
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 22.4
29% 52.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 64%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
40GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 94.5
Mixed 107
76% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-012.A00LF 99U5471-012.A00LF 99U5471-012.A00LF 9905471-011.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.4% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-G55 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 46%

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $725
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