MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:59
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 502
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 691
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 195
Parallax 232
73% 222 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 205
Splatting 162
73% 170 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
349GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 505
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 20.7
138% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 26.1
33% 56.6 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 116%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
196GB free
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 636
Write 565
Mixed 607
135% 603 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 17.2
114% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 16.7
103% 231 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 108%
Great: 159%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
66GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 499
Write 285
Mixed 381
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 11.5
77% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 55.7
DQ Mixed 11
16% 29.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 72%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
375GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 148
Write 112
Mixed 108
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.37
107% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.1
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 86.2%
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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,027
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