MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.6% 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 Drive105% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130722
Uptime4.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 15:16
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 432
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 432
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 126
Parallax 165
44% 141 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 114
Splatting 84
43% 100 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
20GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 404
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 29.6
161% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 29.5
91% 197 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
281GB free
Firmware: 12.01B02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 71.3
Write 69.9
Mixed 70.2
53% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.41
115% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 18
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 60%
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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 413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $795
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