MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 04:38
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 (87th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 273
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 715
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 300
Parallax 408
116% 356 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 303
Splatting 190
113% 261 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$88
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 518
Write 490
Mixed 386
103% 464 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63.5
176% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 352
268% 362 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$54
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 118
Write 147
Mixed 101
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 8.9
54% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 63.4
DQ Write 79.3
DQ Mixed 112
73% 84.8 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
53GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 105 142 149 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 182
Write 163
Mixed 104
SusWrite 124
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.8%
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)
67.2% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 19.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 16
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z87-G55 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $689
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