MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive199% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:44
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 141
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 440
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 747
MC Mixed 734
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 318
Parallax 385
111% 350 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 328
Splatting 253
116% 269 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
130GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 2,037
Write 905
Mixed 1,119
297% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 30.1
197% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49.5
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 29.8
48% 86.7 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 199%
Great: 218%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
59GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 409
Mixed 416
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42.6
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 111
142% 254 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
383GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 165
Mixed 142
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.3
103% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 25.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 28.7
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 65%
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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 8,528 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: $964
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