MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.3% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 05:04
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$219
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 88.9
1-Core 111
2-Core 218
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 422
58% 422 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Lighting 135
Reflection 123
Parallax 132
36% 130 fps
MRender 83
Gravity 129
Splatting 87
35% 99.6 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$55
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 208 65 50 41 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 463
Write 462
Mixed 376
SusWrite 120
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 42.5
154% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 204
189% 290 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 97%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
49GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 199 201 202 202 202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
69% Good
Read 458
Write 202
Mixed 192
SusWrite 192
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 12.6
107% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 77.5
89% 152 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69%
Great: 81%
WD My Book 1140 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 41 42 41 42 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 39
Write 36.2
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 40.5
50% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
88% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 15,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $799
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