MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% 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 Drive133% 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.
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
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 19:56
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 461
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 686
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$740
EVGA(3842 6593) ≥ 4GB; EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 551
Parallax 601
179% 572 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 545
Splatting 302
168% 379 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 172%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
300GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 732
Write 553
Mixed 567
137% 617 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 35.8
175% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 159
183% 320 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 133%
Great: 283%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$209
111GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 490
Mixed 452
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 30.6
155% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 65.2
124% 247 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 193
Mixed 146
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.81
217% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
WD My Book Essentials 2TB
1TB free, PID 1110
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 35.9
Write 36.5
Mixed 15.1
36% 29.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1866 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 20.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 23
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 71%
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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 9,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,086
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