MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 Drive94.9% 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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:24
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 117
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 383
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 616
89% 596 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 445
Reflection 412
Parallax 442
137% 433 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 429
Splatting 269
139% 318 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 120GB-$130
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 310 305 297 291 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 311
Mixed 250
SusWrite 287
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 38.3
148% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 151
155% 255 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 92%
Samsung MZ7LN128HCHP-000H1 128GB
2GB free
Firmware: EMT02H0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 455
Write 45
Mixed 60.5
40% 187 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 23.2
109% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 45.1
DQ Mixed 57.3
81% 159 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
460GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 443 459 463 462 461 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 455
Mixed 400
SusWrite 453
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 62.5
209% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
275GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 81 81 82 81 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 89.7
Write 66.2
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 80.5
55% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST9160412AS 160GB-$24
116GB free
Firmware: 0003HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 82 84 84 82 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 82.8
Write 80
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 82.2
53% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
32.1% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 2,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $878
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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