MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 85.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:56
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 428
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 590
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 292
Reflection 262
Parallax 339
96% 297 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 275
Splatting 175
92% 211 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 442
Write 147
Mixed 184
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 12.9
95% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 37.2
62% 121 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 138
Write 173
Mixed 162
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.27
69% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 63%
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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 13,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $946
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