MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory16.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140731
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:20
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%

 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-$334
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 401
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 625
91% 611 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Gigabyte(1458 3671) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 172
Parallax 205
63% 193 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 181
Splatting 120
65% 149 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
75GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 403
Mixed 413
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 46.4
174% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 106
133% 239 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
616GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 148
Write 115
Mixed 139
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.15
63% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 108%
Multiple Card Reader 16GB
11GB free, PID 6366
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Read 30
Write 23.2
Mixed 24.3
32% 25.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.17
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 1.86
172% 3.81 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6AFR8A-PB 0420 F3-1600C11-8GNT 0420 F3-1600C11-8GNT 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
32.6% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 8.8
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 10
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
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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 9,377 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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