MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics51.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 22:53
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 430
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 656
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 92
Parallax 228
57% 160 fps
MRender 70.6
Gravity 157
Splatting 102
48% 110 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 502
Write 177
Mixed 251
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 16.1
113% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 61.6
49% 64.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
957GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 147
Write 116
Mixed 139
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.65
196% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
859GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 107
Write 96.7
Mixed 91.9
74% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.13
67% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
502GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 114
Write 105
Mixed 91.3
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.63
136% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate ST380013AS 80GB-$30
502GB free
Firmware: 3.18 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 119
Write 99.5
Mixed 86.6
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.67
135% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 32%
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 (99th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 26.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 79.7%
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 Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 877 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,219
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