MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.7% 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 Drive110% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7887
MotherboardMSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJul 03 '18 at 23:45
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770K-$484
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 431
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 655
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2039 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 249
Reflection 210
Parallax 223
74% 227 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 223
Splatting 177
79% 184 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 136 130 132 136 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 494
Mixed 313
SusWrite 162
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 55.8
208% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
11GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 508
Write 494
Mixed 411
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 68.3
235% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$73
425GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 464 472 474 419 409 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 474
Mixed 449
SusWrite 428
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 60.7
201% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 296
242% 344 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 126%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99[2/7/4]123(F/Y/R 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25.3
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 83.8%
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 Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887) Builds (Compare 216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $528
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