MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7919
MotherboardMSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:00
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 above expectations (77th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 471
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 474
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 99%
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 as expected (53rd percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 177
Parallax 195
61% 190 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 185
Splatting 134
67% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
33GB 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 (88th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 178
Write 85.6
Mixed 109
27% 124 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 12.1
113% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 10.9
24% 46.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 50%
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 (77th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 124
Write 119
Mixed 110
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 76%
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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 20.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 77%
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 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 494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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