MSI Z87I (MS-7851)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.2% 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.
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).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7851
MotherboardMSI Z87I (MS-7851)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150515
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 381
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 406
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 182
Parallax 200
64% 197 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 195
Splatting 127
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$185
93GB free
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 471
Write 331
Mixed 336
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 14.7
95% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 32
88% 192 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 100%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 494
Write 338
Mixed 341
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 20.6
124% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 20.6
47% 92.5 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87I (MS-7851) Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87I (MS-7851) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $787
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