MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
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 85.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:19
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
85.1% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 445
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 446
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
Zotac(19DA 1368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 181
Parallax 208
64% 198 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 198
Splatting 132
71% 163 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$105
52GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 464
Mixed 498
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.8
170% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 148
161% 271 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
521GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 167
Mixed 172
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.22
83% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 23.9
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 87%
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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 8,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $962
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HDDRAMUSB
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