MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89.8% 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)
Memory13.5 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 01:44
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 263
97% 203 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 739
85% 646 Pts
64-Core 733
49% 733 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 95.1%
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 way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Lighting 358
Reflection 299
Parallax 406
95% 354 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 304
Splatting 198
84% 262 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$86
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 519
Write 496
Mixed 424
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 63.4
224% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 133%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 130
Write 158
Mixed 115
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 10.9
62% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 84.9
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 70.1
60% 87.2 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 108 98 145 152 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 128
Write 115
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 118
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.7%
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)
68.1% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 19.8
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 16
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.1%
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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