MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics162% 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 Drive68.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 13:21
Run Duration277 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 117
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 390
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 607
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 487
Reflection 506
Parallax 633
167% 542 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 527
Splatting 281
158% 355 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 162%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3 SATA M.2 120GB-$128
16GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 471
Write 302
Mixed 377
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 8.58
80% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 24.8
66% 139 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 78%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 168
Mixed 127
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.64
198% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
853GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 165
Mixed 154
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.37
141% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
561GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 88.8
Write 84.5
Mixed 104
70% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.43
97% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$30
11GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 40.9
Write 17.8
Mixed 10.2
24% 23 MB/s
4K Read 6.59
4K Write 6.59
4K Mixed 3.54
369% 5.57 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.5% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 83%
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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 2,535 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: $1,020
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