MSI Z97 XPOWER AC (MS-7914)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% 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
SystemMSI MS-7914
MotherboardMSI Z97 XPOWER AC (MS-7914)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150819
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 06 '18 at 17:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 489
115% 505 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 683
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
MSI(1462 2983) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 161
Reflection 151
Parallax 204
55% 172 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 213
Splatting 113
72% 163 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6e PCIe M.2 256GB-$208
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 508 504 510 518 566 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 700
Write 559
Mixed 368
SusWrite 514
120% 535 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 44.6
163% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 240
206% 307 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
576GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 104 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 62.8
Write 70.3
Mixed 29
SusWrite 104
48% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
331% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400C10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 25.1
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 26.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 44.9
89% 44.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 83.9%
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 XPOWER AC (MS-7914) Builds (Compare 91 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z97 XPOWER AC (MS-7914)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,015
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