MSI Z97-G55 SLI (MS-7921)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 84.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.3% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7921
MotherboardMSI Z97-G55 SLI (MS-7921)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160219
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:24
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
84.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 404
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 649
97% 645 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 287
Parallax 335
97% 308 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 281
Splatting 223
101% 236 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$211
554GB free
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 504
Write 349
Mixed 344
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 23.7
122% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 50.1
95% 195 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 88%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
557GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 173
Write 121
Mixed 135
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.23
92% 1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$28
266GB free
Firmware: 3.CHN Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 49
Write 58.9
Mixed 50.7
40% 52.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.26
79% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31%
Great: 43%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
14GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 76.8
Write 78.5
Mixed 70.2
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.62
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G55 SLI (MS-7921) Builds (Compare 448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G55 SLI (MS-7921)

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