MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.2% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 10:04
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 below expectations (34th percentile)
73.9% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 353
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 581
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$287
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.36
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 197
Parallax 212
70% 214 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 209
Splatting 164
74% 173 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
69GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
48.3% Average
Read 193
Write 98.3
Mixed 117
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 11.8
103% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 28.5
45% 87.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 82%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$124
23GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 359
Mixed 425
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 31.6
132% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 65.6
106% 202 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$43
465GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 66.7
Write 99.4
Mixed 102
68% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.37
91% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 62%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
162GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 62.2
Write 62.4
Mixed 54.8
45% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.3
84% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 57%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
126GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.6
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 23.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 79%
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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 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 2,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,059
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