MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 Z97-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:07
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 134
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 523
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 531
79% 524 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 187
Parallax 300
76% 233 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 220
Splatting 136
74% 170 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$115
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 191 195 196 191 195 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 87.6
Write 199
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 193
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
384% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 62%
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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 249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $832
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