MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140206
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '19 at 20:27
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770K-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 397
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 557
83% 555 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
MSI(1462 2983) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 166
Parallax 263
68% 207 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 218
Splatting 109
72% 162 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 36 36 32 39 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 430
Write 214
Mixed 131
SusWrite 37.5
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 26.6
114% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 50.4
DQ Mixed 74.2
88% 162 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 118%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
134GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42% Average
Read 72.5
Write 74
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 73.6
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 42%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z87-S02 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $779
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