MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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)
Memory13.6 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 05:23
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 (98th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 716
78% 602 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3249 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.9% Very good
Lighting 94.6
Reflection 87
Parallax 96.8
76% 92.8 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 75.4
Splatting 62.2
67% 87 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 95%
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 481
Write 496
Mixed 427
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 64.5
224% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 352
268% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 130%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 130
Write 110
Mixed 107
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 10.1
64% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 71.2
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 92.5
66% 84.3 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 118 143 161 160 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 138
Write 114
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 132
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 107%
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)
68.4% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 19.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 68.4%
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 444 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: $761
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