MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.2% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime13.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 18:41
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 365
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 401
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$524
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 400
Parallax 454
135% 427 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 412
Splatting 255
131% 300 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 133%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
61GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 436
Write 370
Mixed 396
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 17.7
112% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 58
113% 224 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
352GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 144
Mixed 132
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.3% Below average
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 10.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-S02 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $705
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