MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.1% 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.
High background CPU (24%). 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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 01:12
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 (46th percentile)
79.2% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 258
89% 191 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 679
69% 545 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 328
Parallax 381
99% 361 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 369
Splatting 228
98% 273 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6443
Write 5,996
Mixed 6,142
1,383% 6,194 MB/s
4K Read 378
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 213
948% 261 MB/s
DQ Read 754
DQ Write 513
DQ Mixed 537
427% 601 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 128%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 130 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 348
Mixed 366
SusWrite 166
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 48.7
176% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 180
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
970GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 207 205 205 207 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 194
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 205
126% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 118%
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)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.9
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 76.9%
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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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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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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