MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics192% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:55
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 137
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 487
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 733
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
MSI(1462 3306) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 328
Parallax 388
116% 362 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 332
Splatting 256
115% 268 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 116%
Great: 110%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Lighting 638
Reflection 579
Parallax 728
207% 648 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 608
Splatting 314
180% 405 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 192%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 402
Mixed 419
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 47.8
171% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 110
139% 248 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 136
Write 160
Mixed 146
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.17
79% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
858GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 159
Mixed 145
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.31
93% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C11D3/4GX KHX2400C11D3/8GX 12GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.1% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 20.5
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 81%
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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 2,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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