MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive105% 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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:09
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 464
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 716
MC Mixed 696
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 154 156 150 150 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 489
Mixed 396
SusWrite 182
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.5
224% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 63.7
56% 79.5 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 126%
Seagate ST3500412AS 500GB
220GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 80 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 86
Write 87.8
Mixed 47
SusWrite 81.7
55% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
850GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 166 162 163 166 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 160
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 164
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.7% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.5
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.7%
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 Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 4,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $953
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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