MSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics84.9% 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 Drive78.3% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 18:38
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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)
73.9% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 404
57% 413 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Lighting 340
Reflection 305
Parallax 326
87% 324 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 315
Splatting 242
82% 254 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.9%
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: 185 178 147 154 174 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 335
Write 193
Mixed 222
SusWrite 170
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 34.6
146% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 133
125% 197 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 82%
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
122GB free
Firmware: EXT0AL6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 256 256 255 255 255 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 462
Write 250
Mixed 210
SusWrite 256
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 27.8
136% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 81.7
123% 235 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 89%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
448GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 141 146 146 145 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 121
Write 95.5
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 145
70% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 149 147 150 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 155
Write 134
Mixed 87
SusWrite 148
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 87.1%
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 (57th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 24.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.1%
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 814 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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