MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.1% 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 Drive124% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 23 '20 at 17:57
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 252
91% 191 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 666
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 296
Reflection 259
Parallax 292
78% 282 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 287
Splatting 217
78% 235 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$49
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 440 454 466 466 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 456
Mixed 449
SusWrite 455
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 59.1
196% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 275
217% 303 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 124%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
675GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 156 162 162 159 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 79.3
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 156
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-S02 (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $717
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