MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '20 at 08:38
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 732
81% 623 Pts
64-Core 733
49% 733 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1618 MHz, MLim: 1840 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 283
Reflection 244
Parallax 290
74% 272 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 251
Splatting 171
69% 201 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 345 357 357 356 358 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 364
Mixed 271
SusWrite 327
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 39.2
157% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 129
154% 269 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$56
431GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 171 171 172 172 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 167
Mixed 102
SusWrite 168
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
238% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 108%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$56
207GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 135 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 128
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 135
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 108%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$61
340GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 93.4
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 102
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D18ADS3.16FE 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 25.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 72%

 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 162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,017
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