MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:30
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 way below expectations (16th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 404
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 545
84% 565 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 189
Parallax 208
65% 203 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 201
Splatting 130
71% 164 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
104GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 403
Mixed 395
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 42.2
159% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 89.9
104% 176 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
173GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 151
Mixed 131
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.13
60% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64.7% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 73%
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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 7,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $975
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