MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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.
Run History
7 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140919
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 08:50
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-4590-$242
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 98.2
SC Mixed 100
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 393
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 385
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
19% Very poor
Lighting 51
Reflection 39.8
Parallax 50.8
16% 47.2 fps
MRender 45.8
Gravity 63.8
Splatting 37.5
22% 49 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19%
Great: 25%
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2962) 2GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 127
Reflection 103
Parallax 117
38% 116 fps
MRender 75.7
Gravity 114
Splatting 78
39% 89.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 57.4
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.17
65% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
291GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 159
Write 103
Mixed 87.1
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 106%
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 @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 20.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $629
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