MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:01
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i5-4670K-$257
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 46.9
SC Mixed 98.3
66% 81.9 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 379
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 385
58% 390 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2047 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Lighting 172
Reflection 303
Parallax 318
70% 264 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 187
Splatting 239
88% 214 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$118
106GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 494
Mixed 489
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 23.1
135% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 123
146% 254 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 123%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
804GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 96.9
Write 60.7
Mixed 89.9
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.28
78% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0118 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.6% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 53%
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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 9,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,052
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