MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.1% 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 Drive39.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:35
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-4790K-$324
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 100
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 119
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 393
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 612
92% 614 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2577 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Lighting 188
Reflection 186
Parallax 343
75% 239 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 310
Splatting 242
113% 264 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 27 19 17 25 25 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 298
Write 296
Mixed 165
SusWrite 50.3
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 19.7
52% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 170
129% 171 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 109%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
119GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 205 157 121 220 225 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 380
Write 357
Mixed 259
SusWrite 188
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 26.6
91% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 229
170% 226 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 132 106 80 131 141 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 147
Write 133
Mixed 74
SusWrite 119
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 22.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) Builds (Compare 316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $983
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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