MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 134%
Desktop 118%
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 28 '17 at 11:16
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$379
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 126
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 428
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 656
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 577
Reflection 549
Parallax 663
188% 596 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 564
Splatting 301
169% 381 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 177%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
378GB free
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,991
Write 1,300
Mixed 1,342
342% 1,544 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 32.5
186% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 198
196% 310 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 230%
Great: 258%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 26.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.4%
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 10,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $994
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