MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 95%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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)
95% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 137
2-Core 265
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 723
80% 616 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 117
Parallax 127
97% 121 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 101
Splatting 83
86% 107 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$75
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: 73% Great: 130%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
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: 33% Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 118 109 154 157 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th 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: 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 26.3
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: 30%
This bench: 68.1%
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 392 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $811
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