MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '19 at 00:44
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 733
85% 645 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$325
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 313
Parallax 427
95% 368 fps
MRender 318
Gravity 318
Splatting 210
94% 282 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
65GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 135 129 124 129 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 435
Write 156
Mixed 199
SusWrite 130
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 44.8
175% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 155
121% 169 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 73%
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$90
135GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 480 484 482 490 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 496
Mixed 458
SusWrite 484
110% 489 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 64.3
225% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 362
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 136%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
586GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 118 100 121 122 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 134
Write 123
Mixed 72
SusWrite 113
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 500GB
160GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 41 41 43 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 39.8
Write 37.5
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 40.9
46% 34.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
26% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16%
Great: 37%
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 (99th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 19
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 15.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65%
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 779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $720
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