MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 71.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.8% 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 Drive68.9% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime12.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 23:41
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
71.7% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 344
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 546
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
47.8% Average
Lighting 129
Reflection 102
Parallax 168
44% 133 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 147
Splatting 84
50% 115 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$150
109GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 496
Write 255
Mixed 350
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 16.7
98% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 16.7
40% 78 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 169
Mixed 160
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.28
93% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 24.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 86%
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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 330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $898
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