MSI Z97 GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7926)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive121% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7926
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7926)  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display5120 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150106
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$360
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 395
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 612
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$260
260GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 486
Write 231
Mixed 220
68% 312 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 15.5
112% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 41.4
92% 196 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 81%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
36GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 749
Write 626
Mixed 700
154% 692 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 28.2
166% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 47.4
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 27.8
38% 66.6 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 121%
Great: 216%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB-$319
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 23
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 25.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 121%
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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 9 ACK (MS-7926) Builds (Compare 83 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 102%
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7926)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $945
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