MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive272% 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
28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 20:51
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 472
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 736
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2661 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 397
Parallax 423
126% 407 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 421
Splatting 259
136% 312 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 132%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
128GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,806
Write 1,242
Mixed 1,389
397% 1,812 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 33.4
220% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 413
DQ Mixed 183
211% 365 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 272%
Great: 269%
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$78
112GB free
Firmware: N1126KB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 527
Write 151
Mixed 231
66% 303 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 25.4
127% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 20
29% 52.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$34
400GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 118
Write 124
Mixed 114
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.43
95% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 26.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 30.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 41.9
95% 41.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 96%
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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 8,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $953
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