MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '20 at 18:47
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 237
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 457
63% 459 Pts
64-Core 465
31% 465 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$400
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 83.6
Reflection 58
Parallax 108
68% 83.1 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 82.8
Splatting 74.5
37% 71.9 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 170 179 188 197 184 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 447
Mixed 356
SusWrite 211
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 37.2
142% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 221
192% 287 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$89
409GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 463 464 462 443 414 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 466
Mixed 436
SusWrite 448
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 56.4
187% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 268
215% 302 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 67 67 73 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 58
Write 1.7
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 71.9
35% 46.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
178% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 63%

 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 1,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $814
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