MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 17:14
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 387
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 664
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7970-$435
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 71.7
Parallax 97.4
33% 93.2 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 108
Splatting 78.9
35% 81.4 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
98GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65% Good
Read 499
Write 128
Mixed 146
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 9.52
100% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 26.6
66% 145 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65%
Great: 73%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 496
Write 113
Mixed 146
54% 252 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 10.5
99% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 27.4
69% 151 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
140GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 109
Write 90.5
Mixed 75.9
69% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.42
101% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.7
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $977
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