MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 81.9%, 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 Drive58.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 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 22:49
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 394
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 651
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 309
Parallax 322
102% 327 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 307
Splatting 239
110% 251 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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 (65th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 497
Write 96.2
Mixed 142
53% 245 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 10.2
104% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 11.6
26% 49.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
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 (16th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 117
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.7%
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 H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 1,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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: $980
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