MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 05:18
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 733
83% 633 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$75
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 384
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 32
182% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 331
252% 339 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 130%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 140
Write 98.8
Mixed 104
25% 114 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 13.4
68% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 83.4
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 103
73% 91.9 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 120 146 161 153 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 120
Write 112
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 132
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
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 way above expectations (100th percentile)
67.1% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.8
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 16
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 67.1%
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 423 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: 48% - Average Total price: $758
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HDDRAMUSB
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