MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:30
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$288
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.5
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 391
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 406
60% 401 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 151
Reflection 123
Parallax 134
45% 136 fps
MRender 81.6
Gravity 129
Splatting 87.8
43% 99.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 495
Write 164
Mixed 229
64% 296 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 11
80% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 44.2
64% 116 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
171GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 157
Write 124
Mixed 119
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.25
106% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
64.4% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 18.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 7,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $820
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