MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80% 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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:30
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 396
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 420
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 398
Parallax 419
132% 416 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 409
Splatting 254
132% 302 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
23GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 514
Write 183
Mixed 272
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 33.9
125% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 67.9
92% 169 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
293GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 114
Write 96.6
Mixed 93.7
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BD160B.C16F 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 CT51264BD160B.C16F 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 17.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 59%
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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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