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 (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. 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 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive77.9% 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)
Memory13.1 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 18:58
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (99th percentile)
74.6% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 209
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 423
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 151 120 174 161 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 313
Write 192
Mixed 222
SusWrite 157
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 38.1
148% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 133
127% 202 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 82%
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
122GB free
Firmware: EXT0AL6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 256 256 256 256 257 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 383
Write 245
Mixed 224
SusWrite 256
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 27.5
124% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 78.6
122% 234 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 89%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
448GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 108 109 108 106 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
65% Good
Read 120
Write 107
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 106
65% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 145 145 145 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 166
Write 144
Mixed 106
SusWrite 145
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
235% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8GX 16GB
2400, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance (0th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 53%
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 812 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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