MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7919
MotherboardMSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:29
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 106
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 404
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 410
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (134 fps cap detected)
49.9% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 134
Parallax 134
41% 134 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 134
Splatting 134
56% 134 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 279 280 268 275 274 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 434
Write 426
Mixed 363
SusWrite 284
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 39.2
134% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 136
110% 158 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84%
Great: 124%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
902GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 170 170 169 170 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 151
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 169
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) Builds (Compare 692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $986
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