MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics140% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:58
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 133
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 418
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 686
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2577 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 448
Reflection 409
Parallax 452
139% 436 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 437
Splatting 276
141% 323 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 140%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$100
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 352
Mixed 334
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 24
132% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 66.3
102% 197 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 108%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
3GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 418
Write 365
Mixed 396
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 37
152% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 121
144% 250 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 152
Mixed 135
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.15
71% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 23.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 73%
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 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 252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $994
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HDDRAMUSB
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