MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime8 Days
Run DateSep 26 '19 at 04:34
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (58th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 93.9
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 594
65% 503 Pts
64-Core 618
41% 618 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 368
Parallax 395
107% 390 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 405
Splatting 251
107% 296 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$42
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,270
Write 5,574
Mixed 5,717
1,306% 5,854 MB/s
4K Read 514
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 268
1,234% 331 MB/s
DQ Read 1,172
DQ Write 593
DQ Mixed 710
574% 825 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 128%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 129 130 129 129 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 469
Mixed 377
SusWrite 164
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 45
166% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 179
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
844GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 207 205 209 210 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 134
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 207
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
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 above expectations (78th percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,095
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