MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 23:46
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 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 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 above expectations (77th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 96.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 259
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 645
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 93%
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 below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 286
Parallax 291
76% 288 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 404
Splatting 253
107% 295 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$43
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,151
Write 4,636
Mixed 5,494
1,139% 5,094 MB/s
4K Read 485
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 280
1,206% 326 MB/s
DQ Read 1,103
DQ Write 583
DQ Mixed 756
585% 814 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 127%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 129 129 129 129 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 455
Mixed 385
SusWrite 165
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 46
177% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 179
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
828GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 205 207 209 208 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 165
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 199
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
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 (88th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%

 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 146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,143
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