MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:24
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 446
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 685
MC Mixed 696
97% 653 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2577 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 146
Parallax 426
72% 232 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 400
Splatting 267
131% 301 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 499
Write 317
Mixed 337
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 24.1
130% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 15.1
64% 149 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 108%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$150
3GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 377
Mixed 404
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35
152% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 44.8
108% 227 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 141
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 24.7
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 78%
Great: 72%
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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 (MS-7915) Builds (Compare 280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,068
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