MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

Gaming 53%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive25.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
10 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130426
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 14:50
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3-$205
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
66.4% Good
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 540
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
MSI(1462 2960) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Lighting 179
Reflection 138
Parallax 235
47% 184 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 211
Splatting 118
58% 158 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD Smartbuy 120GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM07.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 28 6.8 26 43 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
25.1% Poor
Read 314
Write 30
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 19.7
20% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 3.7
41% 9.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
66GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 95 85 80 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 81.1
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609ES2LX0. 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.3
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 1,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,073
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