MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:27
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 109
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 383
87% 382 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 638
91% 606 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 169
Parallax 289
78% 230 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 190
Splatting 187
72% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 38 96 136 31 49 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 440
Write 177
Mixed 222
SusWrite 73.3
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 15.1
112% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 16.6
28% 51.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
412GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 92 92 95 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 92.9
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 69%
WD Elements 1.5TB
820GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 37.5
Write 38.5
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 39.1
49% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-447.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 55%
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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 2,740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $968
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