MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics44.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:29
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4770K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 107
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 57.9
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 362
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 572
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Gigabyte(1458 3734) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2237 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 124
Reflection 184
Parallax 140
39% 149 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 143
Splatting 174
61% 141 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$182
64GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 463
Write 216
Mixed 246
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 22.6
128% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 66.4
92% 170 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 86%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
247GB free
Firmware: JP2OA39C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
69% Good
Read 116
Write 125
Mixed 118
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 69%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$42
93GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 84.8
Write 74.9
Mixed 78.7
60% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.43
113% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 64%
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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 8,863 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,084
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