MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.6% 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-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:40
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 418
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 636
MC Mixed 634
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 307
Parallax 324
104% 325 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 307
Splatting 238
108% 252 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
39GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 495
Write 124
Mixed 181
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 12.7
102% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 21.3
36% 65.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$56
477GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 113
Write 127
Mixed 116
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.35
104% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.6% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 1,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $974
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