MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$458
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 368
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 571
MC Mixed 562
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 168
Parallax 291
78% 229 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 191
Splatting 187
72% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron 256GB-$255
57GB free
Firmware: M306 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 489
Write 158
Mixed 283
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 15.7
73% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 52.1
DQ Mixed 29.3
46% 92.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 96%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$55
292GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 136
Write 109
Mixed 110
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.42
109% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 78%
Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB-$31
164GB free
Firmware: 3.AAF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 90.7
Write 91.8
Mixed 86.9
68% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56.8% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 80%
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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 762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,184
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