MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.6% 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 Drive59.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 04:48
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$220
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 116
2-Core 217
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 429
59% 433 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Lighting 212
Reflection 184
Parallax 197
56% 197 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 203
Splatting 162
56% 171 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253X1240G 240GB
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1011A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 264 289 298 299 303 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 339
Write 295
Mixed 273
SusWrite 271
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 13
79% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 21.9
52% 105 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 98%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$30
22GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 40 41 41 38 30 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 37.2
Write 41
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 37.1
49% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 6.5
490% 7.03 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600G 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.9% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 64%

 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 360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,014
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