MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.6% 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 Drive171% 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-7888
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888)  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 20 '17 at 20:28
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 370
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 612
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Lighting 246
Reflection 152
Parallax 399
93% 266 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 273
Splatting 174
84% 191 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
112GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,023
Write 914
Mixed 973
216% 970 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 48.8
180% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 439
DQ Mixed 186
205% 344 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 171%
Great: 167%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$100
1TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$100
1TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 104%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$36
447GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
65% Good
Read 111
Write 115
Mixed 111
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.44
112% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65%
Great: 71%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$90
484GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 142
Write 140
Mixed 133
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.2
103% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 22.9
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 72%
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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 MAX AC (MS-7888) Builds (Compare 320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC (MS-7888) - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,083
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