MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 27 '18 at 06:17
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$335
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
72.8% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 365
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 405
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$140
Gigabyte(1458 22ED) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1287 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 86.7
Parallax 133
35% 107 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 82
35% 82.1 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 96 94 101 93 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 379
Write 82
Mixed 198
SusWrite 96.3
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 21.5
116% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 30.9
59% 119 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1302 1600 CL9 Series 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.2% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 13.5
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) Builds (Compare 7,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $820
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