MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% 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 Drive235% 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.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 06 '17 at 13:55
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 448
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 703
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 584
Reflection 559
Parallax 606
183% 583 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 564
Splatting 318
172% 390 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 177%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
285GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 411
Mixed 419
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.4
192% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 128
143% 244 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 118%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$73
175GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 417
Mixed 422
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.4
190% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 118
140% 244 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$83
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,104
Write 1,155
Mixed 1,426
345% 1,562 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 56.3
204% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 155
181% 313 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 235%
Great: 181%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
674GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 161
Write 136
Mixed 130
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.3
107% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
211GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 126
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 63%
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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 14,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $923
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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