MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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. 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 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.2% 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 Drive127% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 14:17
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
72.5% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 228
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 595
63% 490 Pts
64-Core 595
40% 595 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 289
Parallax 338
80% 311 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 290
Splatting 227
80% 241 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$79
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 440 453 455 411 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 490
Mixed 459
SusWrite 416
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.6
207% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 127%
Great: 130%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 151 156 156 156 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 145
Mixed 100
SusWrite 154
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 130 135 135 135 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 151
Write 140
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 134
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
271GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 167 167 170 171 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 148
Mixed 113
SusWrite 169
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport 1TB
29GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 98 109 108 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 96.8
120% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.9
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 1,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,073
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