MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 01 '16 at 05:31
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$221
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 408
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 408
60% 404 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
EVGA(3842 1970) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7254
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 173
Parallax 193
58% 187 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 186
Splatting 121
75% 153 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 512GB-$150
477GB free
Firmware: O1026A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 430
Mixed 466
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 43.5
158% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 72.5
107% 200 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Mushkin Reactor 256GB-$108
21GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 291
Mixed 366
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 35.1
138% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 67.9
106% 203 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92%
Great: 95%
WD My Passport 1TB
166GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.9% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 90%
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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 3,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $812
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