MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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.
Graphics104% 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 (16%). 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)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 04:07
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (72nd percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 661
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 632
42% 632 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2562 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 285
Reflection 280
Parallax 298
75% 287 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 396
Splatting 246
106% 294 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,146
Write 4,515
Mixed 4,223
1,031% 4,628 MB/s
4K Read 564
4K Write 236
4K Mixed 324
1,394% 375 MB/s
DQ Read 1170
DQ Write 653
DQ Mixed 762
607% 862 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 127%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 129 129 128 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 476
Mixed 385
SusWrite 165
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 52
185% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 180
186% 302 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
956GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 209 205 209 205 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 201
Mixed 85
SusWrite 206
126% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 116%
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 (92nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.6
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 73%
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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: 47% - Average Total price: $1,076
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