MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140422
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 24 '15 at 10:46
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 125
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 428
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 662
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.5290
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 267
Parallax 299
92% 288 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 268
Splatting 176
91% 209 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$299
35GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 491
Write 306
Mixed 341
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 20.7
91% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 63.6
95% 181 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 107%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 105
Write 89
Mixed 86.6
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.07
18% 0.18 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 67%
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,198
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