MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:07
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$220
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 450
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 457
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 190
Parallax 208
67% 206 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 200
Splatting 134
71% 164 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$38
750GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 111 143 144 139 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 15.7
Write 144
Mixed 6.2
SusWrite 131
53% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 24.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 8,798 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $798
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