MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 10:52
Run Duration53 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 272
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 251
MC Mixed 250
38% 254 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 83%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$400
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 338
Write 425
Mixed 281
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 41.2
157% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 335
250% 332 MB/s
Poor: 61% 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 above expectations (67th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $751
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