MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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.
Graphics164% 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 Drive98.5% 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:17
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 456
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 629
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
Zotac(19DA 1474) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 532
Reflection 499
Parallax 618
174% 550 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 520
Splatting 284
156% 353 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$330
671GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 349
Mixed 360
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 30.7
146% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 100
126% 229 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 126%
WD WD40EZRX-00SPEB0 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 133
Write 148
Mixed 134
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.29
103% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 26.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 62%
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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 14,835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $939
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