MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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-7815
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130426
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:50
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$490
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 440
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 699
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
MSI(1462 3308) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2274 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 319
Parallax 341
110% 341 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 323
Splatting 251
115% 268 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
84GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 407
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 36.1
172% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 68.5
110% 209 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Kingston HyperX 120GB
46GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 473
Write 128
Mixed 203
58% 268 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 15.1
127% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 48.8
62% 110 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 72%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
4TB free
Firmware: D781
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 157
Write 120
Mixed 101
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 7.49
4K Mixed 0.73
271% 3.15 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 80%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 173
Write 137
Mixed 145
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.23
79% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89%
Great: 110%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
832GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 114
Write 97.5
Mixed 99
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.26
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
773GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 139
Write 123
Mixed 126
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.27
83% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.7%
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 Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) Builds (Compare 257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,515
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