MSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7866
MotherboardMSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131025
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 07:34
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590S-$182
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.7% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 423
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2125 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 65% Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 157 152 154 156 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 299
Write 203
Mixed 202
SusWrite 154
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 27
134% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 123
117% 186 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 82%
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0AL6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 254 253 254 253 252 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 464
Write 251
Mixed 183
SusWrite 251
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 31.1
140% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 82.7
123% 235 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 89%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
363GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 144
Write 154
Mixed 30
SusWrite 102
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 143 142 143 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 130
Write 130
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 142
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
230% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8GX 16GB
2400, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 24.7
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 25.1
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M GAMING (MS-7866) Builds (Compare 817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866) - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,016
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