MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.5% 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 Drive95.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 23 '19 at 03:31
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-4570-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 94.7
65% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 370
66% 366 Pts
MC Int 284
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 268
19% 280 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$216
MSI(1462 C411) ≥ 4GB; MSI Armor
CLim: 1565 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 256
Reflection 212
Parallax 339
88% 269 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 258
Splatting 148
83% 190 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 21 20 20 20 19 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 400
Mixed 274
SusWrite 48.8
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52
190% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 170
170% 273 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 108%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
246GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 345 315 351 355 353 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 396
Mixed 389
SusWrite 351
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.9
207% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 318
241% 323 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$40
34GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 171 88 175 163 40 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 449
Mixed 283
SusWrite 171
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 42.2
153% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 161
163% 263 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 10
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 1,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,074
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