MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.2% 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
27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 20 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 3 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 20:53
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 above expectations (67th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 437
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 688
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 182
Parallax 252
66% 208 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 184
Splatting 133
67% 156 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
184GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 499
Write 402
Mixed 419
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 20.8
138% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 17.5
26% 47 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
183GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 159
Write 139
Mixed 121
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.28
111% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 28.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 87.4%
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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 10,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $984
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