MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.54% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:46
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 414
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 413
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7850) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.54% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 22.2
5% 17.1 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.3
6% 15.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.54%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 152
Write 132
Mixed 123
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.31
106% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 65%
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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 7,704 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: 80% - Very good Total price: $770
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