MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive74.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime24.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:42
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 417
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 683
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 302
Parallax 336
105% 327 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 305
Splatting 189
101% 231 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 464
Write 199
Mixed 251
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 18.8
118% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 64.9
92% 170 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 83%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$72
347GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 90.5
Write 97.4
Mixed 98.4
72% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 81%
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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 14,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $955
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HDDRAMUSB
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