MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 00:55
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 250
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 677
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 373
Parallax 438
107% 406 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 402
Splatting 253
107% 297 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,698
Write 5,745
Mixed 3,853
1,066% 4,765 MB/s
4K Read 491
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 302
1,259% 345 MB/s
DQ Read 1,241
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 892
707% 994 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 130%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 130 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 355
Mixed 373
SusWrite 165
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 50.1
182% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 209 210 208 209 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 174
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 207
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.9
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 72%
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 MPOWER (MS-7915) Builds (Compare 515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,106
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