MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.8% 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 Drive68% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory16.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:48
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 75.4
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 103
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 296
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 580
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 226
Parallax 253
116% 308 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 230
Splatting 160
81% 187 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 57 68 61 46 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
68% Good
Read 456
Write 90.8
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 61.6
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 31
119% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 81.8
DQ Mixed 132
119% 189 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 68%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
88GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 244 212 197 194 190 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 438
Mixed 387
SusWrite 233
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 55.5
190% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$63
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 144 147 148 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 148
Write 132
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 147
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G 24GB
1333, 1333, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
36% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 10.9
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 8.6
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 82.9
48% 82.9 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36%
Great: 61%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 3,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $998
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $145SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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