MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.82% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive95.1% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$366
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 439
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 656
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7917) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4578
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.82% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 22.9
5% 18 fps
MRender 21.8
Gravity 8
Splatting 19.1
6% 16.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.82%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
105GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 464
Mixed 357
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 14
123% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 22.8
81% 178 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 100%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$56
508GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 131
Write 101
Mixed 81.2
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.27
114% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
56% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 15.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56%
Great: 61%
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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 10,298 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: $984
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