MSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 65.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.1% 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 Drive74.9% 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
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7866
MotherboardMSI Z87M GAMING (MS-7866)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131025
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 08 '18 at 00:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$179
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
65.9% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 378
50% 371 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
Gigabyte(1458 36E1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1556 MHz, MLim: 1825 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Lighting 227
Reflection 192
Parallax 212
60% 210 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 204
Splatting 133
57% 167 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 144 123 165 155 150 MB/s
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
74.9% Very good
Read 228
Write 207
Mixed 234
SusWrite 144
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 38.6
153% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 81.9
101% 180 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 81%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
327GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 141 142 141 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 174
Write 174
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 138
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
410GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 116 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 134
Write 114
Mixed 90
SusWrite 115
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
225% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8GX 16GB
2400, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.4%
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 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,016
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