MSI Z97I AC (MS-7851)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.5% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7851
MotherboardMSI Z97I AC (MS-7851)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 19:09
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 467
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 722
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 232
Reflection 152
Parallax 347
85% 244 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 242
Splatting 172
78% 179 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$138
102GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 495
Write 404
Mixed 412
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 20.5
144% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 20.2
26% 45.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.3
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 27.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I AC (MS-7851) Builds (Compare 258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97I AC (MS-7851) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $893
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