MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 05:00
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 below expectations (27th percentile)
75.6% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 232
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 645
68% 533 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 367
Parallax 403
107% 393 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 403
Splatting 253
107% 297 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,846
Write 6,385
Mixed 6433
1,464% 6,555 MB/s
4K Read 560
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 304
1,365% 368 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 802
646% 922 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 127%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 129 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 477
Mixed 359
SusWrite 165
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 52.2
186% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 178
184% 302 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 207 209 204 209 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 188
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 206
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
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)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.9
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 73%
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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 485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,076
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