MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive221% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit, Цвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateApr 25 '17 at 22:27
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 23%

 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 444
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 650
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 588
Reflection 539
Parallax 597
183% 574 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 570
Splatting 304
171% 385 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 176%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,932
Write 1,408
Mixed 1,357
347% 1,565 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 35.7
180% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 44.5
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 34.8
44% 74.2 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 221%
Great: 258%
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
221GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 451
Write 225
Mixed 307
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 23.4
136% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 48.3
93% 187 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 90%
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
221GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 495
Write 259
Mixed 306
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 19.4
132% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 52.2
96% 190 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.1
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 83%
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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 13,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $978
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