MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7919
MotherboardMSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:53
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 387
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 446
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
64.9% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 177
Parallax 214
63% 196 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 185
Splatting 125
66% 153 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
32GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 193
Write 103
Mixed 115
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 13.6
106% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 30
47% 90.3 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 51%
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
316GB free
Firmware: 0003LIM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 122
Write 122
Mixed 98.1
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.26
79% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.8
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 76%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) Builds (Compare 573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,023
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $172Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $292Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $136
Intel Core i7-7700K $285AMD RX 480 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $961SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback