MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.9% 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:33
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4670K-$257
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 393
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 408
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 174
Parallax 192
62% 190 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 185
Splatting 122
66% 151 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SH103S3240G-NV 240GB
126GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 513
Write 205
Mixed 281
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 22.9
121% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 12.8
75% 173 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 85%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
92GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 348
Write 189
Mixed 231
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 11.5
84% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 74.9
DQ Mixed 13.2
21% 37.7 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 76%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 177
Mixed 116
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.27
95% 1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.7% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 8.8
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 77%
Take a copy of your results

 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 597 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: $1,276
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $390Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $133
Intel Core i5-7600K $212Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $271Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback