MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive88.8% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 22:17
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-4460-$188
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.7% Good
SC Int 86.9
SC Float 88.1
SC Mixed 86.5
70% 87.2 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 318
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 319
49% 327 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Lighting 102
Reflection 82.3
Parallax 93.2
30% 92.3 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$171
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 495
Write 346
Mixed 382
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 20.7
125% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 17.3
80% 179 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 107%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 151
Mixed 146
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$10
11GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 74.6
Write 10.2
Mixed 21.5
33% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.92
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.71
139% 3.12 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.2% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.2
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 6,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $825
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