MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
5 years ago, 5 years ago.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '16 at 05:49
Run Duration342 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 225
89% 150 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 687
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6451
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 44% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$195
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 485
Mixed 498
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 45.7
178% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 161
172% 286 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 122%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
90GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 516
Write 264
Mixed 227
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 25.7
141% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 80
105% 190 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
90GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 519
Write 236
Mixed 302
77% 352 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 27.1
149% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 80.1
98% 174 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
475GB free
Firmware: HP16 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 219
Write 190
Mixed 165
143% 191 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.38
118% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
576GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 96.5
Write 85.9
Mixed 51.7
95% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.21
20% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 44%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
456GB free, PID a00e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 71.7
Write 70.7
Mixed 64.7
88% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 44%
WD My Passport 1TB
171GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 51.9
Write 49.7
Mixed 33.1
56% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.16
17% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 46%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
7GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Read 110
Write 11.2
Mixed 18.3
40% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.69
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.7
74% 2.71 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,032
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