MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (52%). 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)
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140723
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:24
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 410
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 396
59% 395 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 190
Parallax 210
67% 207 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 201
Splatting 135
72% 165 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 451
Write 430
Mixed 336
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56.1
195% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 316
250% 348 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB
36GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,253
Write 40.6
Mixed 43.1
1,034% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 646
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.5
27,086% 216 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 115%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2010)-$42
11GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 39 41 40 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 43.7
Write 36.9
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 39.2
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 48%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
79GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 138 138 138 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 154
Write 125
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 137
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
183GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 87 87 87 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 82.2
Write 79
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 85.8
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT451U6MFR8W-TA2 1302 1600 CL10 Series 0815 IMT451U6MFR8W-TA2 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.7% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
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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 6,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $662
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