MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 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 10:06
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 (96th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 265
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 723
80% 616 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90% Excellent
Lighting 361
Reflection 304
Parallax 407
95% 357 fps
MRender 287
Gravity 304
Splatting 191
83% 261 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$79
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 517
Write 479
Mixed 404
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 42
146% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 356
264% 347 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 131%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 142
Write 110
Mixed 101
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 9
55% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 64.6
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 111
75% 89.2 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 118 109 154 157 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 136
Write 115
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 124
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 106%
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 26.3
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 19.9
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 16.6
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 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 770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $765
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