MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive110% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7815
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:37
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 423
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 617
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E249) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 125
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 167
43% 123 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 116
Splatting 84.3
33% 86.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$188
191GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 478
Mixed 495
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 29.7
152% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 89.8
138% 261 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Edge Boost Pro SSD 60GB
27GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
65.4% Good
Read 489
Write 112
Mixed 169
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 17
119% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 30.5
44% 79.9 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
68.8% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 20.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 22.1
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 70%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) Builds (Compare 295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,067
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