MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive95.9% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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)
Memory19.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:11
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 373
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 613
MC Mixed 562
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 305
Parallax 327
101% 319 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 291
Splatting 211
101% 234 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$309
197GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 397
Mixed 404
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 32.8
151% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 43.6
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 103
93% 134 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 118%
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
11GB free
Firmware: 1.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 492
Write 129
Mixed 161
56% 260 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 16.8
112% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 46.5
60% 109 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$65
441GB free
Firmware: CC4A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 69.3
Write 61.7
Mixed 69.8
51% 66.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.42
78% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HDS721025CLA382 250GB-$23
194GB free
Firmware: JP1OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 138
Write 136
Mixed 130
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.39
98% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 72%
WD Elements 2TB
720GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 37.6
Write 35.3
Mixed 32.6
45% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.24
71% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.1% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 78%
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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 10,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,062
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HDDRAMUSB
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