MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.4% 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
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 08:24
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 132
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 439
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 688
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$214
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2022 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 184
Parallax 203
68% 205 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 210
Splatting 163
75% 175 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
95GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 495
Write 263
Mixed 268
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 32.1
136% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 50.7
86% 172 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 78%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
338GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 147
Write 115
Mixed 127
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.29
117% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.6
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 72%
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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 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 3,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $952
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