MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive19.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateApr 22 '21 at 19:47
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$98
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 94.7
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 184
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 366
50% 363 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
MSI(1462 8A96) 1GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
8% Terrible
Lighting 8.8
Reflection 13
Parallax 11.3
7% 11 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 10.8
Splatting 10.5
9% 11.5 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS340 240GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP612PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 80 42 40 12 17 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19.2% Very poor
Read 69
Write 180
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 40.4
17% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 16
36% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 66.6
43% 49 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 97%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
923GB free
Firmware: 04.05G09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 60 61 61 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 52.7
Write 78.5
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 60.5
49% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
803GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 125 124 127 126 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 142
Write 124
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 126
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1800 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
41.2% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 12.2
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,032
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