MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:04
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 414
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 407
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 167
Parallax 274
74% 220 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 173
Splatting 190
69% 166 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
41GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 421
Write 115
Mixed 161
50% 232 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 8.97
60% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 66
DQ Mixed 8.97
17% 32 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
922GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 189
Mixed 138
122% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.38
141% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$28
466GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 117
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.73
133% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-039.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.83 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 9
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $810
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