MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics220% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7815
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 21:32
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 97
2-Core 176
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 507
52% 410 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Nvidia(10DE 147D) ≥ 4GB; RTX 3090 FE
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
220% Outstanding
Lighting 281
Reflection 282
Parallax 320
227% 294 fps
MRender 341
Gravity 248
Splatting 178
211% 256 fps
Poor: 185%
This bench: 220%
Great: 259%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 326 272 257 247 244 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 444
Mixed 339
SusWrite 281
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 53.6
179% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 346
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 181 182 183 181 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 149
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 181
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 242 245 238 246 244 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 242
Write 242
Mixed 104
SusWrite 242
151% 207 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 1.8
406% 3.57 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 139%
Great: 138%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$249
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 173 168 170 174 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 183
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 173
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.8
228% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 122%
WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 145 141 141 145 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 139
Write 144
Mixed 85
SusWrite 142
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.9
377% 3 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45.5% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) Builds (Compare 397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX (MS-7815) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,030
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HDDRAMUSB
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