MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory0.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display4080 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 21:50
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 92.3
1-Core 129
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 453
58% 432 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
AMD(1002 6887) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Lighting 49.8
Reflection 43.5
Parallax 75.3
13% 56.2 fps
MRender 29.4
Gravity 48.6
Splatting 42.8
13% 40.3 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 2TB-$69
109GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 113 115 114 108 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 112
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
176GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 106 114 115 119 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 66
SusWrite 113
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 91%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 102 102 89 65 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 72.2
Write 39
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 88.7
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 77%
MICRONET FANTOM DRIVE 1TB
60GB free, PID 1340
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
9.33% Terrible
Read 40.3
Write 6.5
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 6.8
16% 16.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
47% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 9.33%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.8
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 60%

 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 15,480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

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