MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.6% 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 Drive95.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 08:17
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 139
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 486
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 733
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1551 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Lighting 270
Reflection 231
Parallax 274
84% 258 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 237
Splatting 162
84% 193 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 317 325 337 337 338 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 364
Mixed 280
SusWrite 332
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 37.7
136% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 130
152% 264 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 110%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$55
172GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 138 139 138 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 138
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83%
Great: 105%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$55
120GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 125 126 126 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 148
Write 115
Mixed 53.1
SusWrite 125
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$80
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 173 181 178 167 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 109
Write 142
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 174
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
215% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 94%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$78
690GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 119 119 116 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 130
Write 112
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 118
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 71%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D18ADS3.16FE 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 25.4
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) Builds (Compare 386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,068
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