MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:57
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$480
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.5% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 318
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 545
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Device(1545 9270) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Lighting 52.6
Reflection 45.6
Parallax 67.5
18% 55.2 fps
MRender 37.9
Gravity 60.3
Splatting 52.9
21% 50.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 120GB-$69
10GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 487
Write 136
Mixed 198
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 26.1
113% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 40.8
70% 140 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 165
Mixed 152
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.33
95% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 17
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55%
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 (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,302
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