MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90.6%, 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 Drive91% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
3 months ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 17:05
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 (71st percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 442
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 686
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$740
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 572
Reflection 539
Parallax 598
180% 570 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 548
Splatting 297
166% 375 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 172%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$507
370GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 329
Mixed 357
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 30.8
145% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 104
130% 234 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 98%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
153GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 321
Mixed 351
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 25.8
131% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 83.1
117% 221 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91%
Great: 96%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
221GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C8 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 66%
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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%
Battleship
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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