MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:15
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 as expected (43rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 411
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 409
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 300
Parallax 306
94% 303 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 289
Splatting 225
102% 237 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
640GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 78 62 92 103 99 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 158
Write 154
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 84.6
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 123 124 124 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 123
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 22.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.1
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.8%
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 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 7,791 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $799
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