MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime14.6 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 04:51
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 370
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 588
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
PowerColor(148C 3000) 3GB
CLim: 960 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 81
Parallax 174
45% 128 fps
MRender 62.2
Gravity 120
Splatting 87.2
39% 89.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Deva's SSD-E128i 128GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KFS10010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 401 360 366 369 321 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 458
Mixed 379
SusWrite 365
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 49.1
175% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 78.3
116% 217 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
870GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 173 177 176 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 181
Mixed 120
SusWrite 176
121% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0215 CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 16.1
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 2,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $855
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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