MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics221% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '18 at 18:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 377
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 655
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
MSI(1462 3715) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Lighting 690
Reflection 603
Parallax 804
226% 699 fps
MRender 520
Gravity 653
Splatting 298
217% 490 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 221%
Great: 233%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 435 449 372 419 375 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 429
Mixed 332
SusWrite 416
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 52.3
183% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 140 142 140 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 164
Write 142
Mixed 119
SusWrite 141
105% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 86%
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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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 12,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832
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