MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive197% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7815
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:14
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 126
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 431
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 636
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
35.5% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 86.6
Parallax 144
38% 114 fps
MRender 59.3
Gravity 92.9
Splatting 86.4
34% 79.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 360GB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,451
Write 1,205
Mixed 1,193
286% 1,283 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 32.7
178% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 55.8
DQ Write 532
DQ Mixed 168
167% 252 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 197%
Great: 197%
OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 PCIe 240GB
24GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 766
Write 237
Mixed 365
99% 456 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 12.3
112% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 86.8
112% 203 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 27.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 44.9
89% 44.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 106%
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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 MAX (MS-7815) Builds (Compare 436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,167
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