MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.4% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 01:39
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 above expectations (71st percentile)
82.7% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 231
88% 183 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 723
73% 578 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$325
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Lighting 361
Reflection 301
Parallax 405
95% 356 fps
MRender 288
Gravity 305
Splatting 196
89% 263 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$90
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 517
Write 487
Mixed 442
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 63.1
223% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 131%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 149
Write 99.6
Mixed 87
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 12.1
63% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 74.7
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 98.2
72% 93.1 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 118 146 158 150 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 132
Write 113
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 130
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 109%
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)
67.6% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 19.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 16
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67.6%
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 781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $720
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