MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 79.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive84.5% 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
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:25
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 (80th percentile)
79.3% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 378
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 594
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon IT LMT-128L9M 128GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HM71201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 315 319 317 306 315 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 441
Write 312
Mixed 273
SusWrite 312
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 29.9
119% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 199
167% 240 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 94%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 133 136 137 135 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 141
Write 121
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 135
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
936GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 160 160 155 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 143
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 158
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
292GB free
Firmware: CC62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 122 150 157 141 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 148
Write 109
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 136
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 113%
WD Elements 1TB
48GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 105 105 105 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 72.4
Write 73.4
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 105
102% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 85%
Take a copy of your results

 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 2,688 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback