MSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7818
MotherboardMSI Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 25 '17 at 20:00
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 358
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 581
85% 569 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.7% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 208
Parallax 223
73% 225 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 220
Splatting 173
78% 181 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
57GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 384
Mixed 414
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 26.8
136% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 77.1
126% 245 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$32
90GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 58.2
Write 75.5
Mixed 77.1
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.4
104% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 70%
Toshiba MK3261GSYFN 320GB
63GB free
Firmware: MD000D Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 90.6
Write 98.5
Mixed 91.9
71% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.33
82% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
3GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 132
Mixed 175
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.25
88% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 107%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$13
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
23% Poor
Read 129
Write 8.68
Mixed 18.4
43% 52 MB/s
4K Read 9.74
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
38% 3.27 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 23%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905402-532.A00LF KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
1333, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 MPOWER (MS-7818) Builds (Compare 507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,280
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