MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive233% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 02 '17 at 22:04
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$338
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 422
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 689
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
PowerColor(148C 2342) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 177
Reflection 143
Parallax 190
56% 170 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 180
Splatting 180
68% 162 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 73%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7915) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
6.35% Terrible
Lighting 13.4
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 25.3
6% 19.5 fps
MRender 24.6
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.7
7% 17.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.35%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$210
570GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 465
Write 329
Mixed 335
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 12.2
89% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 19.9
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 44.7
35% 46 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 88%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$225
68GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,212
Write 1,312
Mixed 1,342
358% 1,622 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 44
200% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 23.3
38% 69.6 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 233%
Great: 283%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$137
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 140
Write 117
Mixed 121
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.18
91% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 98%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$85
710GB free
Firmware: 1AG01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57% Above average
Read 101
Write 97.4
Mixed 111
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57%
Great: 60%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$71
62GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 62.1
Write 64.2
Mixed 59.9
47% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.32
99% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.9
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 88%
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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 242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915) - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,200
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