MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 20:16
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 above expectations (68th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 614
68% 523 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.1%
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 290
Reflection 283
Parallax 300
76% 291 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 405
Splatting 255
107% 298 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,012
Write 5,980
Mixed 6,197
1,426% 6,397 MB/s
4K Read 565
4K Write 251
4K Mixed 319
1,398% 378 MB/s
DQ Read 1191
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 759
617% 888 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 130%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 130 130 130 130 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 481
Mixed 394
SusWrite 166
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 53.7
188% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 180
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
840GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 207 209 207 209 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 171
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 207
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 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)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.9
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 23.3
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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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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