MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Gaming 74%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130826
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 22:08
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$415
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 451
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 631
MC Mixed 622
92% 617 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 201
Parallax 217
71% 219 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 214
Splatting 167
76% 178 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 412
Mixed 418
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 48.1
190% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 29
101% 222 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 135%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
980GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 106
Write 144
Mixed 147
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.24
101% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.7%
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-S02 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 73%
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: MSI Z87-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $877
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