MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive88.4% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130426
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 13:12
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 423
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 422
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 208
52% 145 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 141
Splatting 92
43% 99.1 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
64GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 515
Write 334
Mixed 392
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 25.6
126% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 20.1
72% 154 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62.4%
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-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 1,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,080
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