MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)

Performance Results

Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics32.6% 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 Drive94.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7850
MotherboardMSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime8 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '17 at 04:19
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-4790K-$376
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 406
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 668
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$176
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 375.95
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Lighting 98.9
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 95.6
30% 93 fps
MRender 75.1
Gravity 93
Splatting 72.5
34% 80.2 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
329GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 437
Mixed 446
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 20.4
140% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 19.5
58% 116 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB-$154
675GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 107
Write 106
Mixed 98.4
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.29
112% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 102%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$130
384GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 121
Write 106
Mixed 108
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.46
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.32
129% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 26.7
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 24.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 89%
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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 5,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 48%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $805
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