MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics89.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). 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)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 27 '19 at 16:55
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.3% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 216
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 656
66% 522 Pts
64-Core 645
43% 645 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Lighting 401
Reflection 346
Parallax 384
105% 377 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 391
Splatting 247
89% 219 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,420
Write 5,988
Mixed 5,798
1,286% 5,735 MB/s
4K Read 474
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 248
1,143% 308 MB/s
DQ Read 1,110
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 735
590% 840 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 128%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 146 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
46% Average
Read 228
Write 333
Mixed 229
SusWrite 155
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 19.9
76% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 186
116% 126 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 46%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
976GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 179 159 171 187 182 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 21.5
Write 148
Mixed 37
SusWrite 178
70% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 57.3%
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 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 23.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 72%
Take a copy of your results

 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 532 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti $155Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $645SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback