MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Gaming 27%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 28%
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics27.1% 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 Drive76.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 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.
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '16 at 21:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU9%

 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 Pentium G3450
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
44.7% Average
SC Int 97
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.7
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 168
42% 187 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 199
30% 199 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
MSI(1462 2733) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
27.1% Poor
Lighting 76.8
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 101
26% 84.2 fps
MRender 53
Gravity 68.2
Splatting 78.8
28% 66.7 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 650 120GB
57GB free
Firmware: FXT01B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 499
Write 432
Mixed 469
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 18
94% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 17.3
24% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 89%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$64
208GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 166
Write 137
Mixed 139
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.28
106% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 24.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 76%
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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 5,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $810
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