MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive97.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 21:59
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-4790K-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 131
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 433
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 683
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 312
Parallax 366
112% 346 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 313
Splatting 232
108% 252 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$88
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 486
Mixed 513
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 14.2
116% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 14.1
93% 215 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
77GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 132
Write 104
Mixed 108
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 88%
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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 13,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $977
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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