MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 99.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive94.7% 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-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 22:52
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 512
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 688
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 366
Parallax 384
123% 385 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 385
Splatting 240
126% 288 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB
505GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 396
Mixed 409
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 28
158% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 28
35% 60.2 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
327GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 145
Write 123
Mixed 120
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.2
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2401 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.4
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 88%
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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 3,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $983
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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