MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 07:42
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 85.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 263
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 723
78% 606 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 114
Parallax 127
96% 120 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 101
Splatting 85.1
86% 108 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$75
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 218 208 197 187 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 231
Mixed 370
SusWrite 209
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 32.4
183% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 350
253% 327 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 130%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 146
Write 114
Mixed 96
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 14.4
67% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 89.6
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 97.9
74% 99.1 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
54GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 119 143 159 156 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 107
SusWrite 136
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.4% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.3
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 11.8
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 63%

 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 392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $811
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