MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 70%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.19% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.6% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7888
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:36
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4590-$218
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70% Good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 96.7
SC Mixed 95.8
77% 96.4 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 363
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 379
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS
EVGA(3842 1302) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
1.19% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 1.3
1% 3.47 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 3.7
2% 3.7 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 1.19%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
175GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 507
Write 366
Mixed 419
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 26.4
125% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 21.8
66% 136 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
812GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 174
Mixed 158
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.31
120% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 105%
WD 3200BEV External 320GB
282GB free, PID null
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 35.1
Write 34
Mixed 14.7
34% 27.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.31
72% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 21.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 19.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888) Builds (Compare 266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888) - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,096
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