MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics26% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140719
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 29 '19 at 14:51
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Celeron G1840T
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
35.3% Below average
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 138
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$181
Gigabyte(1458 22ED) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1287 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: Press
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
26% Poor
Lighting 103
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 127
27% 105 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 95.2
Splatting 81.8
26% 81.2 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-256M6M 256GB
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 263 360 374 384 381 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 441
Write 382
Mixed 287
SusWrite 332
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 29.5
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 167
155% 240 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 114 126 128 128 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70% Very good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 125
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 70%
Great: 76%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB-$81
2TB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 145 171 174 172 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 168
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 166
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
810GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 126 153 162 158 154 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 123
Write 165
Mixed 94
SusWrite 149
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3160827AS 160GB-$70
148GB free
Firmware: 3.42
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 55.5
Write 14.8
Mixed 39
SusWrite 56.6
31% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend TS512MLK64V6N 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
56.7% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 19
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 19
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 56.7%
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 833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G55 (MS-7821) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $680
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