MSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7866
MotherboardMSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '18 at 14:56
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590S-$168
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 96.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 446
60% 442 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
41.2% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 103
Parallax 169
34% 134 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 150
Splatting 84.2
42% 116 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
517GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 154
Write 117
Mixed 118
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.33
113% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
314GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 136
Write 144
Mixed 144
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.16
60% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 80.3%
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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 27.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.6%
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 1,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,113
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