MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 04:13
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 275
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 727
82% 631 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Lighting 354
Reflection 291
Parallax 406
94% 350 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 303
Splatting 196
84% 263 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$86
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 517
Write 431
Mixed 421
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 33.5
183% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 356
264% 346 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 133%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 150
Write 119
Mixed 102
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 15.2
63% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 82.7
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 93.7
72% 95.7 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
53GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 119 143 160 157 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 158
Write 155
Mixed 104
SusWrite 136
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
248% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.5%
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 way above expectations (100th percentile)
67.3% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 19.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 16.7
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67.3%
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 Z87-G55 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $800
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