MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7887
MotherboardMSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:01
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 378
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 423
63% 422 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
MaxC: 1228 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
59.9% Above average
Lighting 167
Reflection 133
Parallax 212
56% 171 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 188
Splatting 113
70% 148 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
74GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 505
Write 325
Mixed 386
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 27
124% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 27.4
61% 117 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 96%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
208GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 121
Write 104
Mixed 102
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya M2X4G64CB88CHN-DG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 18
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 17.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887) Builds (Compare 127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $835
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