MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 78.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 08:30
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 (41st percentile)
78.1% Very good
1-Core 117
2-Core 256
86% 186 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 599
66% 511 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 286
Parallax 300
77% 293 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 405
Splatting 255
107% 297 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,619
Write 5,916
Mixed 6,018
1,380% 6,184 MB/s
4K Read 513
4K Write 236
4K Mixed 312
1,301% 353 MB/s
DQ Read 1,084
DQ Write 651
DQ Mixed 774
602% 836 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 129%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 130 130 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 442
Mixed 388
SusWrite 165
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 49.8
178% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 182
186% 303 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
841GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 205 209 210 207 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 194
Mixed 87.2
SusWrite 207
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 119%
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 way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.4
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.2%
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 510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

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