MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics143% 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 Drive92.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 05:50
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 414
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 617
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2577 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 418
Parallax 496
145% 456 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 438
Splatting 276
141% 323 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 143%
Great: 140%
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 as expected (49th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 350
Mixed 337
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 23.9
132% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 68.3
105% 203 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 108%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
3GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 431
Write 363
Mixed 404
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 35.2
149% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 126
144% 245 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 142
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.18
79% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86%
Great: 116%
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 (98th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 22.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 77.1%
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 242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $902
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HDDRAMUSB
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