MSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7915
MotherboardMSI Z97 MPOWER (MS-7915)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140422
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 24 '15 at 10:46
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
76.4% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 232
85% 179 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 660
70% 544 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.5290
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 267
Parallax 299
77% 288 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 268
Splatting 176
68% 209 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$110
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 491
Write 306
Mixed 341
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 20.7
91% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 63.6
95% 181 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 105
Write 89
Mixed 86.6
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.07
18% 0.18 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 69%
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