MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Gaming 49%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 75.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.7% 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 Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:48
Run Duration284 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
75.8% Very good
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 399
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 397
54% 365 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
EVGA(3842 2774) 2GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
49.7% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 107
Parallax 175
46% 139 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 152
Splatting 89.8
52% 119 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
10GB free
Firmware: 5.20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 474
Write 115
Mixed 184
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 12.3
86% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 86.9
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 37.2
44% 75.1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
391GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 119
Write 158
Mixed 84.7
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.26
77% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 15.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.9%
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-S02 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 90%
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Desktop 70%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $888
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