MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics36.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '17 at 13:43
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 440
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 694
103% 685 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.251.9001.1001
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 89.6
Parallax 145
38% 114 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 101
Splatting 92.7
36% 85.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
429GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 510
Write 313
Mixed 351
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 24
140% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.1
DQ Write 85
DQ Mixed 23.9
30% 52 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 97%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
7GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 247
Write 43.3
Mixed 56.7
108% 116 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 4.16
190% 5.59 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.6
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 78%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 1,483 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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,150
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