MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.5% 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 Drive59.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 435
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 611
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 645
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 362C) 3GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 185
Parallax 292
77% 235 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 248
Splatting 126
81% 183 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 497
Write 113
Mixed 144
54% 251 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 12.1
102% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 80.7
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 25.8
37% 68.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
647GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 169
Mixed 151
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.36
128% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 21.8
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 67%
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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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 13,919 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 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $975
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HDDRAMUSB
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