MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.4% 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 Drive81.9% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime8.7 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:06
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 416
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 646
97% 645 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 292
Parallax 349
100% 318 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 285
Splatting 205
99% 229 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
52GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 423
Write 282
Mixed 337
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 25.7
119% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 65.3
106% 202 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 175
Mixed 170
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.19
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB
364GB free, PID 3940
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 63
Write 92
Mixed 20
74% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 9,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,077
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