MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.5% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131202
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:31
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$471
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 480
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 674
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 155
Parallax 296
74% 218 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 176
Splatting 173
66% 158 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
155GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 413
Mixed 422
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 48.7
180% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 120
149% 265 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 116%
Great: 133%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 353
Mixed 346
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 25.3
132% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 80.3
122% 233 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$32
212GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 82.6
Write 81.5
Mixed 73.4
60% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.49
91% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 71%
Samsung SP2004C 200GB-$46
210GB free
Firmware: VM100-33 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 39.5
Write 39.2
Mixed 36.4
29% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.27
62% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 65%
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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 409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,228
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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